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  • Sørensen Leather
    Copenhagen based design studio, Studio C, has produced a wonderful branding project in collaboration with Norm Architects for Sørensen Leather, a Danish design company, focused on quality and craftsmanship. The identity evolves around the idea of the simple Danish design idiom, but looking for an international appeal. A stand out feature Studio C’s the masterful design is the […]
    2016-05-27Jorge San Luis
  • Summer Essentials Pt.I
    Introducing a new fashion and accessories series by Minimalissimo — the essentials guide. Designed to simply share a handful of minimalist products to make certain areas of your life a little better, focused and refined. The first collection is our Summer Essentials to help with the summertime pursuits many of us experience at this time […]
  • La Débraillée
    Everyone prone to an urban lifestyle knows that moment right before leaving the house: You choose your ensemble for the day. An outfit that looks classy, but will also handle any sudden change of weather. Then there is the choice of luggage. Will you carry around your whole office all day? Or do you only […]
    2016-05-16Jana Ahrens
  • Ace Collection
    Normann Copenhagen launched at Milan Design Week 2016 the Ace lounge collection by the young Danish designer Hans Hornemann. It combines luxurious upholstered furniture with functional flat-pack principles, in an expressive design inspired by an urban lifestyle. Ace is delivered in two attractive fabrics, a vibrant velour and a flecked wool textile, as well as soft, exclusive leather. […]
  • LIÉ by AGNESKOVACS
    Just imagine Scandinavian minimalism, Japanese precision, French elegance and Italian leather coming together in one collection of beautiful accessories. To achieve such a productive merger, it might be necessary to have an outside view, just like Budapest-based designer AGNESKOVACS has. Her current collection goes by the name of LIÉ, which is a French word indicating the […]
    2016-04-11Jana Ahrens
  • Upton Belts
    Texas-based Upton Belts was created in the pursuit to establish the belt as an indispensable staple and protagonist in its own right, rather than a mere accessory. The brand was born online in order to deliver the highest quality product and the best experience without the traditional retail markup, resulting in an incredibly stylish product obtainable at […]
  • Orphan Bird AW16
    In a very poetic way, the name of Sweden based fashion brand Orphan Bird evokes a sense of loss and delicateness. And indeed, the images of the current lookbook show the body as a tender creature, while the designs resemble a robust shelter against the outside world. The impression is intricate, but the craftsmanship is […]
    2016-02-22Jana Ahrens
  • PURITAAN
    There’s something so pleasing about functional and beautiful products being born simply from the need for their existence. The founders of Budapest-based PURITAAN come from a creative background and had, quite straightforwardly, a need for simple and honest cases and bags for their beloved Apple products. PURITAAN combines digital technology with traditional craftsmanship to create minimalist products for […]
  • Axcent Pocket Watch
    How to improve upon a classic product design and give it a new lease of life? It is a challenging exercise in design, but one Klara Petersén of People Products has executed beautifully with her design of this minimalist pocket watch, working in collaboration with graphic designer and art director, Tomas Carlsten. Based on the idea that there are very few brands […]
    2016-02-12Jorge San Luis
  • Alfie Douglas Backpacks
    Timeless, original, handmade. Those are core values of the minimalist product design approach. Often they are carelessly used in a marketing context. Not so with London based family business Alfie Douglas. Keen to keep it simple and good, the leather accessory studio will launch a new line of explicitly minimalist backpacks this spring. They’ll come […]
    2016-02-08Jana Ahrens
  • PB 0110 SS16
    Philipp Bree, son of a German leather goods dynasty, left the family business in 2012 to found a contemporary minimalist complement by the name of PB 0110. He teamed up with a group of diverse designers who have one goal in common: To create beloved objects instead of trend pieces. Design and quality of PB […]
    2016-01-11Jana Ahrens
  • ECCO x The Last Conspiracy
    When Danish sports shoe producer ECCO and Norse minimalist shoe designer The Last Conspiracy team up to create a set of perfectly versatile, timeless leather shoes, we should sit up and take notice. Let’s have a look at ECCO X TLC. ECCO is famous for its technology of connecting soles directly to the body of […]
    2015-12-28Jana Ahrens
  • The Stone
    The Horse’s The Stone is a beautiful and honest addition to their beautifully curated timepiece collection. Encased in stainless steel, the face is its own uniquely cut piece of stone. The result is altered vein patterns and a truly unique piece. Available in a 20mm black leather strap, there are two options for the face of […]
  • Ore
    Ore is the latest watch design in the Bulbul collection of modern Danish timepieces. The brainchild of Copenhagen-based collaborative KiBiSi, Ore is the most paired-down design in Bulbul’s stock. According to KiBiSi: The name Ore is a direct reference to the design process; By cleaning out superfluous details, Bulbul reduces its latest watch to its core. In other […]
    2015-12-03Jillian Japka
  • Candamill Fall 15
    Candamill‘s Fall 2015 collection sees a series of clean lines manifest as adornment. The accessories collection is a series of small, medium and larger-than-medium women’s hangbags, all minimally constructed and conceived. Using a strict palette of neutrally-muted leathers, together with metal accents, the shapes and resulting beautiful curation of pieces is a nod to their […]
  • Instrmnt x Freddie Grubb
    Minimalist, retro-styled, city bicycles have become increasingly popular over recent years and it looks like the trend is not over yet. Meet Instrmnt 02; a 2-speed city bicycle designed in collaboration between the bicycle builder Freddie Grubb and Instrmnt. The goal was to incorporate the ethos of both brands, treating form and function with equal importance. Instrmnt 02 is […]
  • Chiyome FW15
    New York City-based women’s accessories brand Chiyome is launching their new Fall/Winter ’15 collection this September. Paying rigorous attention to minimalist design and materiality, the new collection is inspired by fine art and structural innovation. A study of varied texture, they analyse lush surfaces in contemporary art to define a collection that invites touch — a luxe material awakening. […]
  • AÃRK Collective x Daniel Emma
    Marble has had a strong presence in the relationship between minimalism and design. Now, all thanks to the collaboration between AÃRK Collective and Daniel Emma, you can finally wear it on your wrist. AÃRK Collective, as notable watchmakers, have fused themselves with the creativity and simplicity of Daniel Emma, an Adelaide-based design studio, to produced […]
    2015-09-05Nhat Vo
  • 11:11:01 Tote Bag
    Based in Melbourne, 11:11 is a studio that specialises in hand-crafted leather goods. With a background in interior design, its two designers incorporate architectural elements into their products to create an experimentation between old and new. When browsing through their online store, I was taken by the beautiful 11:11:01 tote bag. With such a clever and […]
    2015-07-25Nhat Vo
  • Building Block SS15
    Multi-medium, Los Angeles-based studio Building Block never cease to impress with their impeccable leather products — the recent Spring Summer 2015 additions to their elegant repertoire are proof of that. The Wu sisters work raw leather into common, everyday shapes and accentuate them with playful, unique details, clearing away conventional standards of luxury by magnifying what is […]
  • Instrmnt
    Last year, Glasgow-based watch brand Instrmnt launched Instrmnt 01, a beautifully minimalistic steel watch with traditional design elements and functionality. The aim of the brand is to create minimalist, high quality goods that are accessible to all. Each of Instrmnt’s 01 series watches were designed with care in their Glasgow studio. They take inspiration from the industrial design of the mid […]
  • Serpentine Bag
    Exclusivity has always been a clever marketing scheme for designs, especially for the fashion industry. Continuing with the ongoing collaboration between British fashion brand COS and Serpentine Galleries in London, the minimal Serpentine Bag, inspired by the 2015 pavilion, has marked the supportive attitude of two creative fields. If one knows of the 2015 Serpentine Pavilion, […]
    2015-06-27Nhat Vo
  • In Contrast
    The benefit of choosing minimal accessories lies in their flexibility to be integrated to many outfit combinations. Recently, Collection Of Style—Swedish fashion powerhouse—launched their minimal accessories collection called In Contrast. Although the series only hold a modest number of items, the curation has a uniformed aesthetic of monochromic black and white. In Contrast ranges from […]
    2015-05-02Nhat Vo
  • Eclipse
    AÃRK Collective’s timepiece range is a fusion of tradition and precision. Each piece uses Swiss and Japanese Quartz movements and hand-dipped casings and soft Horween leather straps. The Eclipse is the epitome of this balance and discipline. Inspired by time and the duality of night and day through the dual-tones of materiality and formal placement. […]