cutler anderson architects

james l. cutler, faia



bainbridge island, wash.

www.cutler-anderson.com
Joel Sackett cutler anderson architects james l. cutler, faia bainbridge island, wash. www.cutler-anderson.com

"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. 

other favorites

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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