John Pawson’s Approach to Making Life Simpler
The British architect discusses his latest book, his slow journey to becoming an architect, and a recent visit from Kanye West to his house in the Cotswolds.
May 5, 2023
23 minute read
Across his 40-year career, the British architect John Pawson has realized a vast portfolio of impeccably refined projects both large and small, whether a yacht, a Los Angeles hotel, or a door handle. Essential to his practice has been the production of books, including, in the case of his latest title, Making Life Simpler (Phaidon), one by his longtime friend the design writer and critic Deyan Sudjic, a book not only about his work and visionary eye, but also his life as a whole.
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