The best design books

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The best design books are invaluable fountains of knowledge that provide insight into the inner workings of all things design. Whether you’re an experienced designer or an aspiring creative, having one (or all!) of these design books on your bookshelf can help further your career and open your eyes to exciting new ideas and inspiration.

Below, we’ve rounded up the best design books for all your designing purposes, including the best interior design books, as well as graphic and product design books. If you like the sound of any of the titles you see below, simply click the retailer link to find the best prices.

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Bethan Girdler-Maslen

Beth is the Home Editor at T3, covering style, living and wellness. If it's something that goes in your house, chances are Beth knows about it and has the latest reviews and recommendations.

Having always been passionate about writing, Beth studied English Literature & Journalism at Cardiff University before diving into copywriting and marketing roles. She has written for websites, newspapers and magazines on a variety of topics, from jewellery and culture, to food and telecoms. Her work has been published across numerous sites and publications, including Wedding Ideas Magazine, Health & Wellbeing, The Bristol Post, Fashion & Style Directory, TechRadar and more.