The Future of the Design Book at Designers & Books Fair

Massimo Vignelli, Lorraine Wild, Irma Boom, Michael Bierut, and Barry Bergdoll took the stage Friday night as the Keynote presentation for the first Designers & Books Fair.


  1. Professor Bergdoll introduces the panel. 
  2. Barry Bergdoll begins by asking questions about the relationship between books and buildings as well as the role of the architecture book in the future of the design book. 
  3. Irma Boom talks about making models of every book she makes. The "Boom book" is discussed. And Michael Bierut and Lorraine Wild both discuss the differences between working in 2d v. 3d. 
  4. Vignelli and Boom on who will design the last book.