According to Dominique Perrault, the door handle need to be simple and specially legible. In other words, it is capable to express its insight at first glance. This is aslo his aspiration to be able to create forms reduced to the essential: a line drawn in space.
The essentiality of the handle is opened up in the interpenetration of basic forms belonging to the two main components: horizontal section crucial, intended for gripping and the grafting of the underlying volume, used for connection to the door and working from rotation.
The attachment is so intricate, precisely, it required lengthy experimentation. Sometimes minimal shapes harbor amazing complexity.
The clarity of the proposal leaves no room for the superfluous or useless: “Ceci est une poignée”.