Macguffin 2: The Window
Idea Code 15686
Each biannual edition of this magazine for design and crafts focuses on a specific object, exploring the manifold stories it generates. In this issue, the window is the starting point for a collection of intriguing stories on panoramas, plastic frames, and plant-filled windowsills. For many, the window is nothing more than a hole in the wall, and is seldom experienced as an object. Defenestration, separation, draperies by Maison Jansen, and the V&A Museum’s window cleaners are among the subjects examined by an array of contributors, including writer Douglas Coupland, design critic Alice Rawsthorn, curator Corinna Gardner, and designers Chris Kabel and Rudy Guedj.
224 p, ills colour & bw, 21 x 28 cm, pb, English
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