09/22/2010 09:51 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

John Pawson on the idea of Plain Space (VIDEO)

London-based publishing house Phaidon spoke with designer John Pawson about his predilection for minimalist design just before the release of his new book, John Pawson: Plain Space on their blog, Agenda. Pawson designs everything from salad tongs to residential buildings with a signature minimalist, essential, and functional style.

John Pawson reflects on his approach to design and the project of a lifetime, in this video -filmed at his practice, on the occasion of the release of Phaidon's new book: John Pawson: Plain Space, which coincides with a major exhibition of the same name at the London Design Museum (John Pawson Plain Space runs from 22 September - 30 January 2011).

Read the full post at Phaidon Agenda>