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John Pawson

Span Tables & Benches

John Pawson . Span Tables & Benches (1)

John Pawson . photos: © Salvatori

The Span tables and benches for Salvatori are conceived as a family of simple, functional pieces for inside and outside use, fabricated in a palette of Carrara marble, sandstone and cherry wood. The character of the collection derives from details of proportion and from the precise manner in which horizontal and vertical, curved and angled, smooth and textured elements combine. The design thinking originated in the specific context of a 17th century farmhouse and its associated agricultural structures in Oxfordshire, subjects of a major renovation and remodeling project. Continue reading John Pawson

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John Pawson

St Moritz Church . Augsburg

© Gilbert McCarragher

John Pawson

The church of St Moritz has been through many changes since its foundation nearly
a thousand years ago. Devastating fires, changes in liturgical practice, aesthetic evolution and wartime bombing have each left their mark on the fabric of the building. The purpose of this latest intervention has been to retune the existing architecture, from aesthetic, functional and liturgical perspectives, with considerations of
sacred atmosphere always at the heart of the project. The work has involved the meticulous paring away of selected elements of the church’s complex fabric and the relocation of certain artefacts,
to achieve a clearer visual field. Drawing on existing forms and elements of vocabulary, an architectural language has evolved that
is recognisable in subtle ways as something new, yet has no jarring foreign elements. Continue reading John Pawson

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West Hollywood Edition Residences . Los Angeles

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John Pawson . renders: © DBOX . + AD

The West Hollywood Edition Hotel and Residences, located at the intersection of Sunset and Doheny and steps away from Beverly Hills, commands panoramic views of Los Angeles. Conceived by Ian Schrager and designed by John Pawson with 190 guestrooms and 20 exclusive residences, this project is the west coast flagship of the Edition brand and is destined to become an iconic destination upon completion in 2018. Continue reading John Pawson