Books: Vincent Van Duysen {Complete Works}

I am spending quality time with my copy of

Vincent Van Duysen: Complete Works

(Thames & Hudson, 2010)

and cannot help but be drawn into the world

of this cult figure in international architecture

and design (who somehow feels like a kindred

spirit of the most noble simplicity to me).

 

Vincent Van Duysen: Complete Works

 

More of his work can be seen in my post here.

 

 

This collection of Van Duysen’s work

presents a series of exquisite homes born

from the brilliance of a passionate soul.

 

Van Duysen assumes a refined approach,

honoring natural materials to emotionally evoke

what so many contemplatives long for in life amid chaos:

c a l m.

 

Vincent Van Duysen: Complete Works

 

Pages of this volume enlighten readers to more than

thirty of Van Duysen’s projects,

captured with sensual luminosity in

photographs by Alberto Piovano.

 

I have opened my own copy to share with you a few glimpses,

but if you are a design/architecture collector like me,

your library needs the gift of this book.

 

 

 


Vincent Van Duysen: Complete Works

 


Vincent Van Duysen: Complete Works

 

Vincent Van Duysen: Complete Works

 

Vincent Van Duysen: Complete Works


Vincent Van Duysen: Complete Works

No quantity of pretty words or images
could truly do justice to this designer who
shuns ornamentation, so in the spirit of
Vincent Van Duysen,
I will simply say
peace
to you
right where you are.

 

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