John Pawson (born 6 May 1949) is a British designer associated with the minimalist aesthetic.
Pawson studied at Eton College and the Architectural Association School of Architecture. He is married to Catherine Pawson and has two children, Caius and Benedict.
London's Cannelle Cake Shop, several Calvin Klein stores; such as the ice palace on Madison Avenue, work for Jigsaw (clothing retailer), New Wardour Castle apartments (2001), the Nový Dvůr Monastery, Abbaye Notre-Dame de Sept-Fons, Czech Republic (2004), Hotel Puerta America, Madrid (2005), Medina House in Tunis, and the Sackler Crossing, a walkway over the lake at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (2006).
An exhibition of Pawson's work was held at the Design Museum in September 2010.
- Minimum (Phaidon Press, 1996)
- Architecture of Truth (Phaidon Press, 2001)
- Leçons du Thoronet (Images En Manoeuvres Editions 2006)
- El Croquis 127 (Pause for Thought, John Pawson 1995/2005)
- John Pawson Works (Phaidon Press, Original edition 2000)
- John Pawson, Themes and Projects (IVAM/Phaidon Press, 2002)
- Living and Eating (Ebury Press/Clarkson Potter, 2001)
- "Barn" (Booth-Clibborn Editions, 1999)
- "John Pawson" (Gustavo Gili 1992, 1998)
- "Critic Volume 3: John Pawson" (Daishinsha Inc. 1995)