Unintended Beauty book by Alastair Philip Wiper

Photos of Kvadrat textile production factories in the UK and the Netherlands feature in  Alastair Philip Wiper’s book, ‘Unintended Beauty'.

The publication is a photographic exploration of industrial iconography and scientific symbolism found in technical facilities around the world by Copenhagen based, British photographer Alastair Philip Wiper.  The book includes photographic documentation of the Kvadrat textile factory Wooltex in Huddersfield, UK and Innofa in the Netherlands.

Unintended Beauty offers a rare insight into places of work, knowledge and power that are normally kept behind closed doors.

It reveals the accidental aesthetics, sublime complexities and rich details of machines – machines that smash atoms together, build airplanes, produce medicines, make shoes, stuff sausages, and more.

This publication is supported by Kvadrat and launches on March 5.

It will be exhibited at The musée des Arts décoratifs et du Design, Bordeaux from 20 June 2020 - 10 January 2021.

20 June 2020 - 10 January 2021

Opening hours
Tuesday, closed
Monday - Friday 11.00 - 18.00

Read more about Unintended Beauty here