By John Pawson
John Pawson's occupation as an architect and clothier spans a number of sizes and courses: from bowls to bridges, and monasteries to Calvin Klein shops. as well as his acclaimed layout paintings, he's the writer of Phaidon's winning Minimum, a ebook that paired photographs and captions to demonstrate the concept of simplicity in a gorgeous and inspirational demeanour. Visual Inventory offers many of the photos from Pawson's own number of over 200,000 electronic snapshots. The booklet opens with an essay explaining the significance of images as a device for Pawson's paintings, and the pictures are set one in line with web page with illuminating captions. masking an immense variety of matters, the pictures shape a remarkle physique of reference fabric. many of the photos illustrate a selected concept out shape, fabric or house; others replicate the author's curiosity in returning again and again to sure topics, taking pictures the alterations introduced by means of diverse climate, mild stipulations, seasons and styles of use. every one photograph has been selected for the ebook since it comes in handy, delivering a lesson in visible pondering. not one of the photos within the ebook were cropped or altered; it's the choice, association and captioning of the pictures that make this publication designated, valule and tasty to any architect, fashion designer, artist or scholar who desires to see the area round them with a much better eye.