1. stopnja // Industrijsko in unikatno oblikovanje

2. letnik (in 3. letnik univerzitetna smer)

  • vsa tedenska branja
  • Nikolaus Pevsner, Pionirji modernega oblikovanja, Mladinska knjiga, Ljubljana 1965 (izvirnik: Pioneers of modern design: from William Morris to Walter Gropius)
  • Reyner Banham, Theory and design in the first machine age, Butterworth Architecture, London 1988
  • Adrian Forty, Objects of desire: design and society 1750-1980, Thames and Hudson, London 1986
  • John Heskett, Industrial Design, Thames and Hudson, London 1984

3. letnik (in 4. letnik univerzitetna smer)

  • vsa tedenska branja
  • Jonathan M. Woodham, Twentieth-Century Design, Oxford University Press, Oxford 1997
  • Stane Bernik, Pogled na novejšo slovensko arhitekturo in oblikovanje, Park, Ljubljana 1992
  • Victor Papanek, Design for the real world: human ecology and social change, Thames and Hudson, London 1991 (knjiga je prevedena tudi v srbohrvaščino)
  • R. Buckminster Fuller, Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth, Lars Müller Publishers, Baden 2008 (prvič objavljeno leta 1969)

Priporočeno v branje

  • Vilem Flusser, The Shape of Things: A Philosophy of Design, Reaktion Books, London 1999
  • Herbert A. Simon, The Sciences of the Artificial, The MIT Press, 1996
  • Cristopher Alexander, Notes on the synthesis of form, Harvard University Press, 1973
  • Bruno Munari, Design as Art, Penguin Modern Classics, 2008 (prva izdaja1966)
  • David Pye, The Nature and Art of Workmanship, The Herbert Press, Cambridge 1968
  • Victor Margolin, The Politics of the Artificial, The University of Chicago Press, Chicago 2002
  • Tanja Berčon Potić in Barbara Predan, Nazaj k oblikovanju, Litera in Pekinpah, Maribor 2007
  • Donald A. Norman, Living with Complexity, The MIT Press, 2011
  • Tony Fry, Becoming Human by Design, Berg, 2012

2. stopnja // Industrijsko in unikatno oblikovanje

  • Conference on Design Methods, ur. D. G. Thornley, Pergamon, Oxford, 1963. (razprave Christopher Alexander, J. Christopher Jones idr.)
  • Art After Modernism: Rethinking Representation, ur. Brian Wallis, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York 1984.
  • Deyan Sudjic, Cult Objects, Paladin Books, London 1985.
  • John A. Walker, Design History and the History of Design, Pluto, London, 1987.
  • Visual Culture: The Reader, ur. Jessica Evans in Stuart Hall, SAGE Publications – The Open University, London – Thousand Oaks – New Delhi 1999.
  • Herbert A. Simon, The Science of the Artificial, MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts 1969.
  • Christopher Alexander, Notes on the Synthesis of Form, Harvard College 1964.
  • Vilem Flusser, The Shape of Things: A Philosophy of Design, Reaktion Books, London 1999.
  • Discovering design: explorations in design studies, ur. Victor Margolin, Richard Buchanan, The University of Chicago Press, Chicago 1995.
  • Design Discourse, ur. Victor Margolin, The University of Chicago Press, Chicago 1989
  • Tony Fry, Design Futuring. Sustainability, Ethics and New Practice, Berg, New York 2009.
  • Design Studies: A Reader, ur. Hacel Clark in David Brody, Berg, New York 2009.
  • Ideologija dizajna, ur. Branka Ćurčić, Autonomedia, New York 2010.