Gray and white striped interiors can be found in public and private spaces, from the sacred to the mondaine.
The term “grayscale” is usually applied to visual images. I’m using it here to describe gray and white striped interiors which are created from shades of gray and are dependent on the play of light and dark. But I don’t want to put too fine a point. Essentially, I was struck by the beauty and similarity of two images with striped shades of gray in common. The exquisite Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista (Church of St. John the Baptist), in Mogno Switzerland [top], was designed by Swiss architect Mario Botta.… Continue Reading