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  • Hemsley London
    Hemsley London is a young English fashion brand that specializes in leather goods founded by Jayne Hemsley. Graduated from London College of fashion and previously worked under Roland Mouret and Sophie Hulme, the designer used her knowledge to create cutting-edge designs that celebrate luxury and contemporary interest. The recent launch of Spring Summer 2015 collection […]
    2015.03.21Nhat Vo
  • London Tower Apartment
    Stein van Rossem’s London Tower Apartment in Antwerp is a deliberate and beautiful fusion of contrast. Comprised of rarely specified dark-coloured fixtures with a white-based palette, this apartment is sharp. The materiality and clean lines of the form work create clearly defined surfaces, spatial arrangements and flanking architectural moments. Brussels-based and with a completed portfolio […]
  • London 2012 concept posters
    In his review of 2009, Michael Johnson revisited these London 2012 Olympic Games concept posters by Alan Clarke. Although the official London 2012 identity, created by Wolff Olins, caused a huge stir on its release (no doubt the desired effect), opinions of the concept are very much polarised; and ever since the unveiling in 2007 […]
  • Tapered Tote
    Working in a family business may be a trying experience for some, but for sisters Emily and Jessica Hadden of British accessories brand Alfie Douglas, it seems the family bond can only enhance their products and working environment. Introducing a new addition to their 2016 Alfie One Structured Collection, the beautifully simple Tapered Tote is already a […]
  • Line Collection
    A labour of love, the Line Collection timepiece sees a clear dedication of combining honest craftsmanship and meticulously deliberate design. Born from a place of an unidentified need, Glasgow-based Nomad founders Alan and Kelsey saw a want for a non-generic and purposed timepiece offering. Teaming up with celebrated London-based industrial designer Samuel Wilkinson, the vision of the […]
  • Juergen Teller Studio
    The Juergen Teller Studio in London is a series of three buildings and gardens for photographer Juergen Teller. Designed by 6a Architects, this studio is located on a long and narrow site in the heart of the city. An unassuming brick building from the outside, this dwelling contains offices, a studio space, a library and archive, […]
    2016.07.21Jillian Japka
  • Frank Gerritz: LDN/EDI
    Frank Gerritz is a sculptor. A sculptor, however, who for years has developed his sculptural ideas principally in the form of drawings that nonetheless emanate a markedly space-encompassing energy. For the past two decades, Gerritz has applied layers upon layers of graphite using soft Faber Castell 9B pencil marks on walls, paper and, as is the case […]
  • UBI SUNT
    UBI SUNT is a Swedish independent fashion label with a focus on contemporary wardrobe essentials and healthy slow business growth. We talked to creative directors Moa Wikman and Aidin Sanati to find out what drives them and where they are heading. Can you tell us a bit about the creation of your own label and where […]
    2016.03.21Jana Ahrens
  • Merrydown
    Minimalist architecture often consists of geometric designs featuring a plethora of white. While many gorgeous examples of minimal design fall within this description, I am always excited when one does not. Merrydown is a residence located in London and designed by the local firm McLaren Excell. While there is a good presence of white in this structure, […]
    2016.03.10Jillian Japka
  • 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
  • A Wall Grid
    Crisp, clean lines and a satisfying, golden ratio-like play on geometry and precision are the key features of this Wall Grid stocked by London-based studio and shop Present & Correct. The grid comes in two different sizes, large (rounded: 71x30cm) and small (square: 42x30cm). Made from laser-cut smoked oak, they are a beautiful, elegant and characterful […]
  • Margaret Howell Invites
    British fashion designer Margaret Howell has worked successfully in both men’s and women’s wear for nearly four decades, with a reputation for her take on fashion staples such as the shirt, lace-up shoe, duffle coat and trench coat, creating timeless, androgynous garments that marry traditional styles with modern appeal. In nearly a decade-long collaboration, London-based […]
  • The Soap Co.
    The Soap Co. have produced these well-packaged soaps with a rigorous and beautifully minimalist design in black and white with an interesting twist. Based in the UK, The Soap Co. is a social enterprise that employs people who are blind or otherwise disabled or disadvantaged. All profits go back into the business so they can create […]
  • Abercorn Place
    Abercorn Place is an refined home renovation in London. Designed by Paolo Cossu Architects in collaboration with MB Design Studio, this stunning residence is located in a classic Victorian townhouse. The renovation modernised the home while retaining the charm and elegance of its Victorian ancestor. The home is sprinkled with unexpected material combinations and finishes, such as Carrara marble […]
    2015.11.05Jillian Japka
  • Jurassic Light 117
    Studio Dessuant Bone’s Jurassic Light 117 is the culmination of Another Country’s invitation to design a bespoke industrial design object as part of their 5-Year Anniversary Exhibition, The Dorset Series. Held during London Design Festival 2015, the intent was for the designed pieces to reflect homage to the Dorset region. The resulting minimalistic Jurassic Light 117 […]
  • Marble Lights
    Marble Lights is a minimalist collection in marble and glass produced by &tradition, a Danish design company established in 2010 with the founding principle being tradition tied to innovation. Designed by London-based Studio Vit, well-known by Minimalissimo, each light is made from Italian Bianco Carrara marble and mouth-blown borosilicate glass. Marble Lights use high quality materials and […]
  • Table Tennis
    London–based photographer Bruno Drummond embarked on a curious experiment this summer. Interested in the behavioural similarity between disparate moving elements — like liquids, and hundreds of table tennis balls — Drummond had 1,500 ping pong balls shipped from China for a photographic project. He set about making photographs, showing hundreds of balls the moment they were thrown or dropped from height. The images […]
  • Royal National Theatre
    Considerated one of the most notable and finest examples of Brutalist architecture in the United Kingdom, the Royal National Theatre, located on London’s South Bank and completed in 1976, is an astonishing design by the English architect, Denys Lasdum. The National Theatre stands out by a series of individual and enormous concrete blocks on different levels and layers, which […]
    2015.09.25Jorge San Luis