The Contact is a brand new collaboration among Nathan Williams of Family and Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen of Norm Architects that welcome readers into over 25 inspiring Areas the place inside layout isn’t just visually interesting however engages the entire human senses.

Through stunning houses, motels, museums, and retail shops―from latest designs by way of Ilse Crawford and Bijoy Jain to vintage instances by way of Arne Jacobsen―readers are invited to discover how experiencing components akin to mild, nature, materiality, colour, and group can intentionally deliver us again to our senses and imbue each day with a richer high quality.

In addition to shocking pictures and interviews with layout trade leaders as John Pawson and David Thulstrup, the guide additionally main points philosophical and artwork historical past references that mirror the custom of layout and colour thought. For a deeper figuring out of the ideas explored, The Contact comprises an appendix which profiles architects akin to Lina Bo Bardi and Richard Neutra. History layout items that helped affect this motion also are indexed within the guide.

The Contact―Areas Designed for the Senses by way of Family & Norm Architects.
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