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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A Visual Inventory by John Pawson. John Pawson’s career as an architect and designer spans a variety of sizes and programs: In addition to his acclaimed design work, he is the author of Phaidon’s successful Minimuma book that paired images and captions to illustrate the notion of simplicity in a beautiful and inspirational manner. Visual Inven John Pawson’s career as an architect and designer spans a variety of sizes and programs: Visual Inventory presents some of the images from Pawson’s personal collection of overdigital snapshots.
The book opens with an essay explaining the importance of photography as a tool for Pawson’s work, and the images are set one per page with illuminating captions. Covering a huge range of subjects, the photographs form a remarkle body of reference material.
John Pawson’s visual inventory provides a rich glimpse into his creative world | Wallpaper*
Some of the images illustrate a particular idea 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.
Each image has been chosen for the book because it is useful, offering a lesson in visual thinking. 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, valule and attractive to any architect, designer, artist or student who wants to see the world around them with a stronger eye.
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Jan 23, Cody rated it really liked it Shelves: If nothing else, an active photographic pursuit in taking as well as viewing pictures reminds us of the importance of looking. Simply and somewhat platitudinously put, it makes us aware of the potential beauty in every situation.
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 jojn. His photographs rarely present a traditional subject or narrative, but, rather, what catches his eye visuak subtle lines, shapes, and forms–the geometry of environments. Incidental beauty–these subtle but pervasive designs–are what Pawson is keen to share with us. Formally, A Visual Inventory is made up of pairs photos with some kind of shared theme.
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