PATRICK KNOCH

PATRICK KNOCH

 


"Our objects offer more than usually expected."


Architect in Zurich and in Berlin, Patrick Knoch leaves everything to settle in France. Architecture, becoming too secure, gives way to a light, playful and stylish design.


In his work, two complementary approaches stand out : on the one hand a rationalist spirit always concerned about typologies and norms, on the other hand a rebellious spirit freed from conventions. Patrick Knoch keeps on questioning the everyday object and to enhance it : “We must find the good question. As if the well-expressed question was already hiding its answer. I wish that an idea, a concept or a principle turns a simple object into a complex, rich and startling one. It’s the soft and lasting magic…”