jacobsen architecture



hugh newell jacobsen, faia



washington, d.c.

www.hughjacobsen.com
Robert C. Lautman jacobsen architecture hugh newell jacobsen, faia washington, d.c. www.hughjacobsen.com

"enduring design is the result of products that last because they fulfill their purpose, do not intrude beyond their function, and are not superfluous beyond their nature."

View Hugh Newell Jacobsen's "Architects' Choice" picks in the slideshow at left. 

other favorites

RSA Lighting: rimless lighting, rsalighting.com.
Starphire: glass and mirrors, starphireglassandmirror.
Pure Lighting: trimless light fixtures, purelighting.com.


Courtesy Knoll

timeless design objects Barcelona chair: “This chair, designed in 1929 by the great architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, is the best ever.”
1998 Jaguar: “The last of a well-designed line of elegant cars.”
Crate & Barrel Crescent glass: “A circle in plan and a square in elevation. friendly to the hand.”
iPhone: “Just what it wants to be!”

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