Credit: Joel Sackett
cutler anderson architects
james l. cutler, faia
bainbridge island, wash.
"enduring design is like good poetry ... the most said with the minimum use of words. In the case of physical design, this means the revealing of a story through the language that is inherent in materials."
View James L. Cutler's "Architects' Choice" picks in the slideshow at left.
Häefle America: door straightening hardware, www.hafele.com
Blum: self-closing drawer hardware, www.blum.com
Portland Cement Association: concrete, www.cement.org
timeless design objects
The broom: “It is endemic to almost all cultures. It is fitted to the human anatomy (handle) and to the task (cleaning).”
A hornet’s nest: “Hornets’ nests are beautiful in that they are made from paper out of oxidized wood, created by animals.”
Chambered nautilus: “It is believed that the interior spiral of the chambered nautilus forms the Fibonacci sequence.”
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