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July 25, 2013
The Dwell office and all of the editors’ homes are filled with books, from architecture classics to the newest covers, and some we keep around for fun. Here are four reading lists for our fellow bibliophiles.
books architecture and design
Plow through these 18 tomes for the equivalent of a semester of architectural history and a really heavy coffee table. 
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Originally appeared in Architecture and Design Books
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books product design art
These five classics will beef up your understanding of design considerably; learn the process behind global design, ordinary objects, and the work of the greats. 
 
Originally appeared in Books You Should Read
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How to See book George Nelson

For the Dwell Fan:

Learn what reading essentials editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron put in the fifty boxes of books she took with her when she moved to New York last year.

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Stuttgart City Library in Stuttgart, Germany

For the Traveler:

Nothing beats a trip to the library, here are 15 of the best around the world for the intrepid literary traveler.

Originally appeared in 15 Super Unique Libraries Around the World
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books architecture and design
Plow through these 18 tomes for the equivalent of a semester of architectural history and a really heavy coffee table. 
Photo by Peter Belanger.

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