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  • Brazil Fourteen
    On Thursday 12 June, the next FIFA World Cup in Brazil begins, and yes, even on Minimalissimo we have some beautiful design related to it, because I would like to introduce the wonderful website Brazil Fourteen is a website that shows all the matches of the tournament, allowing you to customize it with any […]
    2014-06-08Jorge San Luis
  • UM
    Inspired by the minimal art classics, UM stands as an interactive light sculpture, explains Guilherme Wentz, the Brazilian designer behind this elegant and minimalist lamp, created for the Brazilian lighting company, Lumini. Fixed to a turntable on the wall, the user can rotate the lamp to appreciate different light positions. It is a simple way to interact with the […]
    2015-09-11Jorge San Luis
  • Brasília by Øystein Aspelund
    Brasília is known far and wide for its unique urban planning by Lúcio Costa and, unsurprisingly, modernist architecture that comes along with it by Oscar Niemeyer. Taking into account the particularities of Niemeyer’s buildings, such as explicit concrete structures, geometric sharp angles, surprising curves and the sheer large scale and amplitude of each creation. The […]
    2015-04-07Mateus Andrade
  • Sergipe Apartment
    Felipe Hess is a young architect based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He create his own studio in 2012 with projects ranging from residential to commercial to interior design. He has been involved in many incredible projects, located in the city of Sao Paulo, all adopting minimalist design. One such project is Sergipe, a spacious and […]
  • Cuerpos Urbanos
    Lucas Dias is a young Brazilian photographer and video-artist based in Barcelona who has recently opened the second show of his touring exhibition Cuerpos Urbanos (Urban Bodies). The series of double-exposures explores the limit between people and their surroundings — the skin of the body and the skin of the city — ultimately communicating the complexity […]
  • The Gambito Collection
    Guilherme Wentz is a furniture designer based in Brazil. With an amazing background of awards-filling history, he recently released a series of wooden pieces called Gambito, consisting of a sideboard, cupboard, and bookcase that balance on minimal structures. There is something very poetic in a mass lying on a fragile support to withstand gravity. While […]
    2013-12-14Nhat Vo
  • House Floradas
    House Floradas is designed around interactions. The home is structured so each occupant knows where the others are located: allowing them to seek interaction or individuality. Designed by Obra Arquitetos, House Floradas is located in São Paulo, Brazil. The home consists of three stories with strategically placed openings. The openings on the exterior flood the […]
    2013-03-07Jillian Japka
  • Less is More
    Brazilian photographer and architecture student Vinícius Vitoriano Barbosa, based in São Paulo, has recently created a minimalist photographic paper series titled, Less is More. The whole concept of the project can be summarised in this phrase by legendary abstract expressionist painter Hans Hofmann: The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the […]
  • Rokur
    Purpose Inc., a furniture and housewares company based in Utah, have designed this wonderfully minimalist take on an iconic symbol that is the rocking chair. They call it Rokur. Perfect for that moment of relaxation and reflection, this attractive chair design, particularly impressive from the side, has an ease and simplicity about it that features […]
  • Casa Osler
    Designed by typically minimalistic, contemporary-modern Brazilian architect Marcio Kogan and his StudioMK27, Casa Osler is composed primarily by two prismatic volumes in reinforced concrete, glass and wood, positioned in such a way as to leave plenty of open space for a swimming pool and garden. The downstairs prism contains the rooms and living areas, and […]
  • Casa Iporanga
    Lately I have been slightly obsessed with the work of photographer James Silverman. His ability to capture spatial qualities and light conditions of stunning homes around the world is endless. Today I would like to go back in time a little, featuring project from 2006 and designed by one of my all time favorite architects, […]
    2012-10-17Anna Korkobcova
  • Studio GT SP
    Remodelled by Brazilian architect Guilherme Torres, this building is originally a 1940’s construction and the former home to Victor Brecheret, famed Italian-Brazilian artist and sculptor. After his death in the 1950’s, for decades it served as a foundation of part of his collection and a deposit, being then acquired and re-designed by Torres as his own home and work […]