2. Even Its Venetian Window Blinds Serve an Aesthetic Purpose

Mies clearly had an eye for neatness; the sight of window blinds drawn to different heights from the outside irked him. To fix this, he dedicated much effort into creating precise window blinds for the offices in the Seagram Building in order to avoid this lack of uniformity among workers’ window blinds. As you could probably observe when looking at the building, the blinds only open in three ways: completely drawn, half drawn and completely open.