Author
Jorge San Luis

  • 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
  • Uzu Vacuum
    Uzu is an astonishingly beautiful electric vacuum cleaner by the Japanese design brand METAPHYS. Designed to make it very easy to overcome one’s inhibitions against cleaning, Uzu’s characteristic and minimalist appearance was inspired by the conception of a vacuum cleaner that can proudly be presented. One movement is enough to get it started: just lift the […]
    2016.02.05Jorge San Luis
  • Instrmnt Shop
    After Instrmnt 01, the brand’s debut watch range, and Instrmnt 02, their 2-speed city bike, the Glasgow based design studio Instrmnt, founded by Pete Sunderland and Ross Baynham, became a Minimalissimo favourite, so when they announced the opening of their new minimalist flagship store, we were excited to have a look inside. It is located on Glasgow’s Parnie […]
    2016.01.28Jorge San Luis
  • Cresta
    The minimalist Cresta chair is an excellent design about contrasts: contrast between tradition and modernity, between old and new technologies and between robust and smooth tactility. It is the first shell chair made of solid wood, fabricated with the finger joint technology, connecting a seat and a back in a unique streamlined structure, used for the […]
    2016.01.22Jorge San Luis
  • AIBS House
    When Belgian architecture studio AABE were commissioned to design a luxurious house located on the top of a 159 metre cliffside in Ibiza, Spain, they had a very clear vision. One that has been impeccably executed and almost goes unnoticed by its astonishing and unique environment, which is perhaps key to the success of this […]
    2016.01.15Jorge San Luis
  • Vipp Salt & Pepper
    Made using solid stainless steel for the swivel top and durable and adjustable ceramic for the grinder, the minimalistic Vipp Salt & Pepper mill set stands out through its quality and clean lines, as part of the Vipp Kitchen Tools collection. Each detail has been carefully considered, with a practical base in powdercoated aluminium as well as the […]
    2016.01.08Jorge San Luis
  • Avoa
    Finalist in Salão Design 2015, Avoa is an extremely simple, sleek and smart chair designed by the Brazilian Pedro Paulø-Venzon, who caught up with us to explain his design: The motivation for the development of the Avoa Chair is autotelic, the autonomous design discourse. The challenge was to think of an object as a quote, a […]
    2016.01.01Jorge San Luis
  • Indoor Pool & Spa
    Located in the island of Mallorca, Spain, Hotel Castell dels Hams started its activity in 1967 as a guesthouse, and it has continually improved its installations throughout this time. The latest, is this magnificently minimalistic work for the indoor pool and spa. Designed by the Spanish studio A2arquitectos. The work stands out by a series of square […]
    2015.12.18Jorge San Luis
  • Lac Blanc Zurich
    Lac Blanc Zurich is a luxury line of detergent and fabric shampoo with a fantastic packaging design developed by mousegraphics, winner of the Studio of the Year in the The Dieline Awards 2015. Plastic white bottles, black typography and black minimalist graphics that explain the use of each product in a simplified but clear and effective […]
    2015.12.04Jorge San Luis
  • Kuvaro
    The Kuvaro project was born out of the idea of fusing simplicity, through well studied shapes; strength, through the use of materials; and harmony, ultimately seeking to balance form and function in a clear, sharp statement of minimalism. These are the words of Friedrich Schmidt and Adrian Sabau, the product designers behind Kuvaro, a company […]
    2015.11.20Jorge San Luis
  • Hobbel
    I really appreciate the exercise of design that manages to update something traditional in the simplest way possible, and a perfect example of this is Hobbel, a wonderful project by Dutch designer Remko Verhaagen for Rotterdam-based multi-disciplinary design studio Blooey. Hobbel captures extraordinarily well the essence and the shape of a rocking horse, using minimalist and clean lines, through a […]
    2015.10.23Jorge San Luis
  • Tribute to Adrian Frutiger
    On 10 September 2015, Swiss typeface designer Adrian Frutiger sadly passed away. Creator of some of the most used typefaces ever, such as Univers, Frutiger and Avenir, he influenced the direction of digital typography in the second half of the 20th century and into the 21st. Design studio Heury & Heury have made a wonderful Tribute to Adrian […]
    2015.10.09Jorge San Luis