The Power of Place

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In May 2008, The Philip Johnson Glass House and Moleskine® launched a partnership to produce a custom sketchbook and an online gallery of sketches inspired by the Glass House’s unique power of place and role as a source of inspiration for architects, designers and artists. The Glass House sketchbook features …

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In May 2008, The Philip Johnson Glass House and Moleskine® launched a partnership to produce a custom sketchbook and an online gallery of sketches inspired by the Glass House’s unique power of place and role as a source of inspiration for architects, designers and artists.

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The Glass House sketchbook features 29 sketches by various architects, designers, and artists inspired by the site, relevant quotes by Philip Johnson and many blank pages for notes or sketching. Now a featured product in the Glass House Shop, all proceeds from the sketchbook will support the Glass House.

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Esquer’s sketch is inspired by the powerful interviews that he conducted with attendees of the Glass House’s 2007 Inaugural Gala and captured in his series of 3 short films, Glass House Openings. The pen and ink sketch visualizes the transcript of the film via hand-lettering and typography, and at the same time, forms a text-composition that evokes the poetic and inspiring site of The Glass House.

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The sketch is one of the winners of the AIGA 365:30 Competition and it’s included in the AIGA Design Archives

To watch the short films click here.

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