This is a personal project I've been working on in honor of Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe
Ludwig is considered a pioneer in the creative world, coining phrases that many of us try to live by; Less is More and God is in the Details.
When I found out he was the man behind those phrases, I wanted to make that my next project. In both pieces I pay tribute to Ludwig by giving a snap shot into his bio. They both were fun projects to try and capture in my style.
In the text:
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (born Maria Ludwig Michael Mies; March 27, 1886 – August 19, 1969) was a German-American architect.
He is commonly referred to, and was addressed, as Mies, his surname. He served as the last director of the Bauhaus. Along with Le Corbusier, Alvar Aalto, and Frank Lloyd Wright, he is widely regarded as one of the pioneering masters of modern architecture.
Mies, like many of his post-World War I contemporaries, sought to establish a new architectural style that could represent modern times just as Classical and Gothic did for their own eras. He created an influential twentieth century architectural style, stated with extreme clarity and simplicity. His mature buildings made use of modern materials such as industrial steel and plate glass to define interior spaces.
He strove toward an architecture with a minimal framework of structural order balanced against the implied freedom of free-flowing open space. He called his buildings "skin and bones" architecture. He sought a rational approach that would guide the creative process of architectural design. He is often associated with the aphorisms, "less is more" and "God is in the details".