Where form meets function head to the North London studio of Architect John Pawson. From his incredible monastery in the Czech Republic, to stores for Calvin Klein and the New Design Museum in Kensington – his minimalist work is dotted around the world. In this interview he speaks on the ideas that underpin his work, his views on British design and his relationship with legendary architect Shiro Kuramata.

Be sure to see John Pawson’s latest book, A Visual Inventory, out now on Phaidon.

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