A pioneering monograph that captures the unique spirit and one-of-a-kind creativity of British fashion icon Sir Paul Smith through his personal selection of 50 inspiring objects and designs.
Created in close collaboration with design legend Sir Paul Smith, Paul Smith celebrates the iconic brand through the lens of 50 different objects, personally selected by Sir Paul himself for the inspiration they have given him over the years.
These carefully chosen objects have influenced Sir Paul's worldview, creative process and his adherence to a design approach infused with a distinctly British humor and eccentricity. Each object highlights a different aspect of the designer's work and leads to discussions on topics as diverse as the formality of a suit, the importance of teamwork and the power of humor.
Paul Smith opens with a foreword by Jonathan Ive, former head of design at Apple, and also includes unique contributions - personal letters, drawings and photographs - from fashion and design icons Manolo Blahnik, James Dyson, Martin Parr, John Pawson and Alice Rawsthorn.
This book explores everything from Sir Paul's very first show in Paris and his cult store on Floral Street in London, to the evolution of his iconic stripes and his most recent collections and collaborations. It offers the ultimate insight into the world of one of the most creative minds working in the design world today.
Title: Paul Smith
Size: 270 × 205 mm
Size: 264 pages