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  • Nendo Bathroom Collection
    Famed Japanese design studio Nendo and Italian brand Bisazza Bagno gave birth to this beautiful bathroom collection. The line includes a crate-like bathtub, washstand and mirrors that resemble droplets of water, sticks in a stand for a towel drier, diagonally patterned mirrors, stackable containers for plans, rotating storage boxes and an elegant seating piece. Each element is an […]
  • Ebb bathroom series
    British/Irish design collective UsTogether have treated us to the Ebb bathroom series. The white lines and glass sides form a striking, sculptural picture. All elements are made of LG HI-MACS, a natural acrylic stone material, giving the surfaces a high-quality, modern feel. One for my next house…
  • PACO
    PACO is a 3m x 3m x 3m cube with a roof that floats open. Designed by Jo Nagasaka of Schemata Architects, PACO is a conceptual design aimed at modelling a new minimalist lifestyle. The structure may be tiny, but it was thoughtfully designed as a fully functional living space. The tiny home does not allow […]
    2015-10-22Jillian Japka
  • 4.1.4 House
    4.1.4 House was designed by multidisciplinary studio AS/D. Located in Jurica, Mexico, this weekend house takes a unique approach to the traditional holiday retreat. The functions of the house are divided into four separate volumes. Three of the volumes contain bedrooms and bathrooms for different generations of a large family. The living and dining spaces are located […]
    2015-09-10Jillian Japka
  • White Attic
    Situated in the picturesque city center of Lisbon, White Attic is designed by two Portuguese architects, Diogo Passarinho and Duarte Caldas for a young family. This beautiful two story space is conceived as a sleeping area and a workplace for the fashion blogger More is Better. The new ceiling exposes the existing wooden beam structure […]
  • Concrete Cabin
    Hiking on the Swiss Alps, slowly making your way up, crossing small rivers and dodging persistent trees that get in your way, you finally arrive at a Classic log cabin for a much-deserved rest. Something unusual pulls your attention on the final approach though. Without a doubt, it is all made in concrete, irrefutable grey […]
    2015-07-21Mateus Andrade
  • Villa Kogelhof
    Unambiguous visual contrast with the surrounding landscape and a great concern for self-sufficiency are the main draws for Villa Kogelhof; the prize-winning piece from Paul de Ruiter Architects, a Netherlands based firm. A true case study on how to reconcile appropriate indulgence and sustainability, while achieving such feat relying solely on two minimalist volumes. In […]
    2015-06-23Mateus Andrade
  • Montee Karp Residence
    Unusual geometry and minimalism makes for an incredible pair, especially when applied to renovation projects and updating old structures to contemporary standards. Taking over an existing post-and-beam building, maintaining all the best elements to its advantage and adapting the inner workings to the owners’ lifestyle are Patrick Tighe Architecture’s triumphs for this Malibu based residence. […]
    2015-06-16Mateus Andrade
  • Micro-Apartment Moabit
    Micro-Apartment Moabit is the result of a creative renovation by Berlin-based design studio spamroom. This tiny Berlin apartment was in need of a unique renovation not only because of its small size, but because of its early 1900’s construction. Like many buildings built at the turn of the century, this apartment featured several small and crowded […]
    2015-06-04Jillian Japka
  • In Suspension
    Minimalism, one can argue, heightens one’s experience of the details and the surroundings. Not only that, it also creates the notion of multi-functionality of an object or a space. A perfect example is a minimal home in Montréal, Canada called In Suspension by Naturehumaine. The house, with a rather open floor plan, provides a double-height […]
    2015-05-30Nhat Vo
  • Casa Sardinera
    Spain-based architect Ramón Esteve designed a world-class residence with a privileged high view of the turquoise Mediterranean below; the scale of this project goes beyond 1,200 sqm, nevertheless it manages to nail a challenging combination of extravagance and minimalism impeccably. The outer façade facing the street is quite private and does not give anything away […]
    2015-05-05Mateus Andrade
  • Spectral Apartment
    Parisian architects duo Betillon/Dorval-Bory took on the renovation of a 20 sqm apartment with an unyielding minimalist grip. The white color feels fresh and does a marvelous job infusing amplitude to a narrow space, whilst not losing sight of a bold conceptual statement. It’s all about two simple light installations calling the shots. It is […]
    2015-04-21Mateus Andrade