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Phaidon, May 16, 1996 - Design - 271 pages
An extraordinary visual essay, this volume explores the notion of "minimum", a concept which is rooted in the pursuit of simplicity, as applied to architecture, art and design. This book captures the essential qualities of particular kinds of simplicity. It has six gatefolds and is printed in six colors and is an outstandingly beautiful object in its own right. 145 illustrations.

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From its translucent dust jacket and warm gray ink to its embossed linen cover and 145 superbly printed photographs, this elegantly designed and handsomely produced volume is presented as the ... Read full review


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About the author (1996)

Architect JOHN PAWSON has worked with clients such as Martha Stewart and Calvin Klein. He lives in London.
ANNIE BELL trained as a chef before becoming a food writer at "Vogue. She has written several books and lives in London.

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