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  • Honest by Bruno Pieters
    Honest By is a fashion company conceived and curated by Belgian designer Bruno Pieters with experiences at Martin Margiela, Thimister and Christian Lacroix under his belt. The philosophy behind it is rooted in its transparency behind the operating methods and manufacturing processes of a fashion design company from conception to production. All the information is presented […]
    2012-11-19Adele Lim
  • Nest
    One of Apple’s finest minds Tony Fadell is the force behind Nest, a new thermostat manufacturer. The device is a sleeker and smarter alternative to a traditional wall eyesore most people are used to. Nest learns your heating and cooling preferences and adjusts accordingly. It is also wi-fi enabled and can be controlled directly from your computer or smartphone. […]
  • Sakhi Copenhagen
    Sakhi Copenhagen’s organic skincare range is a beautifully housed line, in effortless minimal packaging. Inspired by the Nigella plant and its many associated, and obvious, natural benefits, the range sees remedies at their purest and cleanest points. The package and graphic design is an extension of this philosophy. The eastern tradition is wholesome, authentic and integral […]
  • Less and More
    Epitomising minimalism in all its everything, Dieter Rams and his work is a point of reference for many a designer. Less and More is an expertly curated lens on said work. His envious body of work stretches his curious beginnings in craftsmanship, through his studies of architecture and later, to his fascination with industrial design. […]
  • Villa Tranquille
    In the south of France, nestled away in the Vallée de l’Hérault, sits a small white house with a charming demeanour. An understated and beautiful project by ARTELABO, mixing clear modernist influences with the simplicity of Mediterranean architecture. Villa Tranquille is all about seclusion for its inhabitants, as its single volume offers one opening as […]
    2016-03-02Mateus Andrade
  • 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 […]
  • Contour Side Tables
    Brooklyn-based Bower is the parent of these beautifully muted Contour Side Tables. The collection sees a fusion of pastel type colours in the form of the tinted-glass table-tops contrasted against the crisp with white lacquer-painted table base. The pair is intended as a nesting set of support pieces for a space, where the arrangement and […]
  • Plug
    Plug is a beautiful monolithic object made from a single block of Carrara marble with multiple uses. If placed on the floor, it acts as an umbrella stand that supports three umbrellas in their upright position. Otherwise, when placed on a table, it can function as a candle holder, expressing at its best, the honest […]
  • TUVE Boutique Hotel
    Nestled in the middle of Hong Kong, the world-famous city known for its cosmopolitan offerings and not-at-all subtle mix of neon lights and visual distractions, is a steel gate for TUVE. The boutique hotel is an intrepid take on the shelter concept by Design Systems, offering for their guests a perfect balance between complex visuals […]
    2015-12-29Mateus Andrade
  • 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 […]
  • Pen Uno
    I always carry a pen with me. There is no shortage of uses for a pen; whether it is taking notes at work or making some quick sketches while traveling. It can be hard to find that perfect pen however. For me the perfect pen is a pen that writes smoothly and is beautiful to […]
  • THE Soap
    A bar of soap is expectedly a straightforward product, as well as the packaging for such an everyday item. Normally stacked beside a vast wall of options in retail, colour is the preferred device to differentiate itself from saturated designs. Sometimes aiming for the complete opposite is the perfect antidote. Designed by Manabu Mizuno for […]
    2015-11-03Mateus Andrade
  • Jingyuan No. 22
    Jingyuan No. 22 is a Beijing office nestled within an old cotton warehouse. C+ Architects designed the space for 100 people employed at an internet finance firm. The office is undoubtedly modern: interactive workstations, flexible spaces, and natural light are prominent features of this design. The cotton warehouse renovation necessitated the addition of a second story. […]
    2015-10-15Jillian Japka
  • 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
  • Acne Studios in Seoul
    The vibrant Hallyu is a sight to behold. The wave of South-Korean culture is a mix of media and artistic expression that leaves no room for doubting about the country’s potential as trendsetter. As a result, it is no surprise that Acne Studios chose Seoul as an additional home for a flagship store. Wittingly designed […]
    2015-09-22Mateus Andrade
  • La Piscina del Roccolo
    La Piscina del Roccolo is a luxurious indoor swimming pool designed by Italian architecture firm act_romegialli. The concept for the project was to create a pool and bathing house that would capitalize on the view of the countryside. The result is a humble structure nestled in the hilly site. On the western end of the building is a long stretch […]
    2015-06-11Jillian Japka
  • Common Projects SS15
    Common Projects footwear defines understated luxury and have become synonymous with quiet, clean, simple sneakers. I have been an admirer of the brand for some time now and considering their collection, in particular, their Spring Summer 2015 collection, designed with minimalist sensibilities, it should come as no surprise to see the New York-based brand featured […]
  • Casa Na Xemena
    Casa Na Xemena is a stunning modern home overlooking the Mediterranean in Ibiza, Spain. Ramón Esteve, a design studio based in Valencia, designed the home in 1995 and completed construction in 2003. The site’s natural landscape was crucial in the design of this home. Most of the structure’s form was dictated by the sea, rocky cliffs, and […]
    2015-05-14Jillian Japka
  • Parallel Circuit
    The Boyscouts’ Parallel Circuit collection is one of curated lines and geometries. Based in the Netherlands, the label is founded on the philosophy of survival of the finest with an emphasis on quality; overtly obvious. Parallel Circuit is a line of varied neck, hand and finger adornments, varying in finish. Featured are the silver pieces, […]
  • 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
  • Rooms
    Ando Corporation’s Rooms project is a submerged Japanese house set into hillside, peaking out over the ocean. This minimalist series of volumes that all seem to play cooperatively together in the landscape, are a stark and beautiful contrast to the coastal terrain. At nearing 290 sqm, Rooms is a modest nod to the Japanese lifestyle; […]
  • Melitta Baumeister SS15
    New York based fashion designer Melitta Baumeister just made her second big impact after graduating from Parsons MFA Fashion course with her critically acclaimed White Collection. Despite the pressure of delivering a collection as good — or even better — than its precursor, Baumeister stayed true to herself and to the recognizable collaboration with her […]
    2015-03-09Jana Ahrens
  • A1 Reinweiß
    Enthusiastically handcrafted in southern Germany, VOR‘s A1 Reinweiß shoes are the epitome of the company’s timeless, minimalist ethos – going through incredible effort to eliminate details and be identified more by its refined appearance than any impactful presentation. Passionate about perfectionism, premium substance and the finest possible execution, VOR believe that handcrafted items are an expression of the modern […]
  • Ceramic French Press
    Yield is an independent design house that crafts and manufactures a range of bags, jewellery, and household accessories. Established in 2012 by Rachel Gant and Andrew Deming, the Saint Augustine based designers create timeless pieces that blend beauty, sustainability and ethical production — a refreshing ‘no compromise’ approach. Now you may already be familiar with […]