THE TEXTILES OF YOKO ANDO: WEAVING SPACES AND STRUCTURES
isbn 9784864800198 LIXIL
Idea Code 15538 $33.50
Yoko Ando envisions textiles that are one with architecture. For buildings and the spaces they create, textiles are a medium as any other. Translucent sheets change how things look, something which varies with the nature of their transparency and relationship with light. Textiles are, in this sense, similar to light, as both exist between people and architecture, acting as mediators – whether of the space, the materials, or the encompassing order. Ando’s textile designs thus create experiences within architecture, as part of the architecture itself. Beautifully illustrated and elucidated, the book also includes a conversation between the designer and architect Toyo Ito.
160 p, ils colour & bw, 15 x 21 cm, pb, Japanese/English