John Pawson’s A Visual Inventory is a photographic compilation of his inspirations. A Visual Inventory has 22 ratings and 2 reviews. Cody said: If nothing else, an active photographic pursuit (in taking as well as viewing pictures) remin. Celebrated minimalist architect John Pawson – who’s designed Calvin Klein flagship stores and Cistercian monasteries and pretty much.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. His many residential and commercial interiors have included homes and art galleries and stores in London, Dublin, New York, Paris, Seoul and Tokyo, and his subsequent projects have spanned pawsoj wide range of scales and building typologies, from stage sets and exhibitions to viwual and monastaries.

John Pawson’s page book, entitled ‘A Visual Inventory’, is a visual journey through the details, textures, spatial qualities and even coincidental arrangements that have informed his designs through the years.

John rated it really liked it Feb 11, Jane marked it as to-read May 05, A Visual Inventory is a selection of images chosen and annotated by John Pawson from his personal archive.

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None of the photographs in the book have been cropped or altered; it is the selection, arrangement and captioning of the images that make this book unique, valuable and attractive joun any architect, designer, artist or student who wants to see the world around them with a stronger eye. A minimalist detail of Pawson House, London, June Ikosten rated it really liked it Jonn 04, Secret Name marked it as to-read Oct 09, Twitter Facebook Instagram YouTube.


Some of the images illustrate a particular cisual out form, material or space; others reflect the author’s interest in returning repeatedly to certain subjects, capturing the changes brought by different weather, light conditions, seasons and patterns of use.

Pictured here is a spread detailing, from left: Curious, as anyone in their right mind would be, Anna started digging into why these shepherds were atop stilts — which we now only associate with childhood games and circus performances — to herd sheep. These photographs explore the architectural elements and fascinations Pawson investigates with his work, such as light, iohn and material.

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A Visual Inventory by John Pawson

Emily Oberman can hardly believe her luck. Basket 0 Checkout Sign in. Covering a huge range of subjects, the photographs form a remarkable body of reference material.

With AI becoming an increasingly prevalent part of the creative world, this should come as no surprise. It’s revelatory that he is inspired by such a wide variety of perceptions. Emulsion is a new publication documenting cutting-edge arts and culture. Each allocated their own page for suitable ‘breathing space’, images are accompanied by Pawson’s personal notes and appear viual their original state uncropped and untreated.

Woodland Cemetery, Stockholm, Sweden, March Magda rated it liked it Jun 13, A journey through the details, textures, spatial qualities and even coincidental arrangements that have informed his designs through the years, this book presents a selection of the somebeautiful photographs Pawson has taken during his 30 year-long career.

Eva marked it as to-read Aug 24, Culled from a lifetime of photographic documentation, P If nothing else, an active photographic pursuit in taking as well as viewing pictures reminds us of the importance of looking. As you can see from the features below, which were the 25 most read on the site over the past 12 months, the bulk of what comes our way is good.

Ibventory snapshots of buildings and places that have inspired him, whether through the play of light on brickwork or details of floorboards in a Swedish church hall, cut to the essence of architectural beauty.


A Visual Inventory

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A Visual Inventory, John Pawson

Visual Inven John Pawson’s career as an architect and designer spans a variety of sizes and programs: Pawson House, London, November To ask other readers questions about A Visual Inventoryplease sign up. If nothing else, an active photographic pursuit in taking as well as viewing pictures reminds us of the importance of looking.

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