John Pawson: Making Life Simpler

Written by Deyan Sudjic, an architectural
historian and long-time friend, this visual
biography brings together John Pawson’s
life, architecture, design work, clients,
travel, photography, books and ideas,
beginning with his childhood in Yorkshire.

The book features stories and anecdotes
about his work for people such as Bruce
Chatwin, Calvin Klein, Karl Lagerfeld,
Shiro Kuramata and Martha Stewart,
and is extensively illustrated by means of
documents, photography and ephemera
drawn from Pawson's personal and
professional archives, including material
published for the first time.

Deyan Sudjic

Commissioning Editor
Emilia Terragni

Project Editor
Sophie Hodgkin

Production Controller
Adela Cory

Design & Research
Max Gleeson

ISBN 978 1 8386 6619 4

Images courtesy of Phaidon

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