by JOHN PAWSON
Proving that bold statements need not be intrusive ones, Horizon’s quiet drama blends into modern interiors. Its body ranges from translucent to opaque and is hand-blown with a balloton technique, resulting in a beautifully textured surface. “I wanted something that disappears in the daytime,” said designer John Pawson, “and does the opposite at night.”
Ø 60 x W 900 mm
Blown glass body, metal structure
BODY | Frosted Crystal Gradient
STRUCTURE | Nickel
John Pawson was born in 1949 in Halifax, Yorkshire. After visiting the studio of Japanese architect and designer Shiro Kuramata, he enrolled at the Architecture Association in London, leaving to establish his practice in 1981. From the outset, Pawson’s work has focused on ways of approaching fundamental problems of space, proportion, light, and materials – themes he also explored in his book Minimum, which examines the notion of simplicity in art, architecture, and design across a variety of historical and cultural contexts. Early commissions included homes for the writer Bruce Chatwin, opera director Pierre Audi and collector Doris Lockhart Saatchi, together with art galleries in London, Dublin, and New York.