• RiverS
    Hailing from Kiev is an outstanding exercise of practicality and visual lightness from architect Emil Dervish. Making the most out of 64sqm for his client, this urban dwelling manages to pack visual impact with handpicked design and brings out a sense of amplitude to a compact dwelling. RiverS is a project unambiguously minimalist, especially as […]
    2016.08.09Mateus Andrade
  • Dafundo Apartment
    The Portuguese architecture firm of João Tiago Aguiar has designed this elegant classic-meets-modern apartment on a river bank in their home country. Dafundo Apartment features everything we’ve come to expect from great minimal spaces: open and airy rooms, abundant natural light, and few furnishings. The modern design of Dafundo Apartment merges effortlessly with its classic building. I […]
    2016.08.04Jillian Japka
  • Renovation in Akasaka
    Renovation in Akasaka is a loft-style apartment that has been remodelled into a minimalist haven. The original structure, built in the 1970’s, had low ceilings and many walls dividing the various rooms. The designers, FrontOfficeTokyo, removed these elements to open up the space. The residence now features an open floor plan, and the high ceilings reveal exposed beams […]
    2016.04.14Jillian Japka
  • PLK12A
    PLK12A is a lovely apartment residence that embraces a monochrome colour palette. Designed by Moscow-based architects M17, this interior proves that the best colour is often a lack of colour. PLK12A starts with a strong concrete foundation which is contrasted with dark wood and black and white accents. This juxtaposition is best observed in the kitchen, where white […]
    2016.03.31Jillian Japka
  • Loft Apartment
    Loft Apartment is a powerful residential renovation in Melbourne designed by Australia’s AAArchitects. A space that is almost too striking for words, Loft Apartment is a sea of monochrome with an all-consuming feature: the addition of curvilinear forms. The swerved, twisted, and arched walls transform the white spans of plaster into a structure that feels closer to art than […]
    2016.03.03Jillian Japka
  • H67 Apartment
    Habitat 67 is a housing project consisting of 354 identical prefabricated concrete units, a tour de force to what it means to deal with high-density structure for living. Gathering praise and controversial analysis from urbanists since its inception, this project is an irrefutable icon of experimentalism in architecture. A project that even in contemporary standards still […]
    2016.02.16Mateus Andrade
  • Q1 Apartment
    To manipulate a spacious apartment is becoming true luxury; as well as the chance to employ custom-made interior design, which is becoming a rarity in this day and age of ready-made furnishings. MODOM Architects had the chance to not only play with a larger than usual apartment, but to confirm a strong predilection towards minimalism […]
    2016.01.26Mateus Andrade
  • Andrzej Chomski
    To customise a nimble minimalist apartment and retain a strong aesthetic is quite the achievement, especially when you consider the sacrifices the homeowner must undergo to fit all aspects of a complete daily life into a small space. To tackle such a feat, in comes Poland-based architect Andrzej Chomski, with a strong ability to simplify […]
    2015.12.15Mateus Andrade
  • Guest House in Prague
    What is a typical guest room? Usually it’s a bed with very simple side tables and, hopefully, a fully-working closet. Any sense of style or design is rarely displayed or built upon. Flipping that dynamic on its head, Czech studios Mjölk Architeki and DDAANN teamed up for a noble cause: to create a welcoming room with […]
    2015.11.11Mateus Andrade
  • White Attic
    Situated in the picturesque city center of Lisbon, White Attic is designed by two Portuguese architects, Diogo Passarinho and Duarte Caldas for a young family. This beautiful two story space is conceived as a sleeping area and a workplace for the fashion blogger More is Better. The new ceiling exposes the existing wooden beam structure […]
  • Square Compositions Penthouse
    Square Compositions Penthouse is a rooftop apartment located in the center of Tel Aviv. This luxurious dwelling was designed by minimalist favourite Pitsou Kedem Architect, also located in Tel Aviv. As the name suggests, this structure was inspired the by the square, with the shape rising and recessing throughout each room. The home takes up the two top floors of the apartment […]
    2015.08.27Jillian Japka
  • Apartment 32
    When electing a certain wall or section of a residence to withhold art pieces one must consider the consequences, as it may overwhelm and dominate visually; or it can drown out in the middle of a sea of other references and colours. Ukraine based bureau 2B.GROUP took advantage of all the benefits a 250sqm apartment […]
    2015.08.18Mateus Andrade
  • Micro-Apartment Moabit
    Micro-Apartment Moabit is the result of a creative renovation by Berlin-based design studio spamroom. This tiny Berlin apartment was in need of a unique renovation not only because of its small size, but because of its early 1900’s construction. Like many buildings built at the turn of the century, this apartment featured several small and crowded […]
    2015.06.04Jillian Japka
  • Penthouse V
    Penthouse V is a holiday home for a family of seven in Pörtschach, Austria. The Austria based studio destilat positioned the penthouse in the roof structure of a 1930’s cinema. The center of the apartment is a kitchen hidden in plain sight. Gray wall coverings and a matching island integrates the area with the apartment’s design, while white covers […]
    2015.05.21Jillian Japka
  • Spectral Apartment
    Parisian architects duo Betillon/Dorval-Bory took on the renovation of a 20 sqm apartment with an unyielding minimalist grip. The white color feels fresh and does a marvelous job infusing amplitude to a narrow space, whilst not losing sight of a bold conceptual statement. It’s all about two simple light installations calling the shots. It is […]
    2015.04.21Mateus Andrade
  • Apartment in Jiyugaoka
    Apartments, unlike house projects, do not have the benefit of a customized façade. Naturally the common outer shell of each building is shared by all its inhabitants, as a result it is quite usual for interior design to take on the challenge of injecting a unique persona for each unit. Architect Keiichi Kiriyama, head of […]
    2015.01.11Mateus 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 […]
  • Copenhagen Townhouse
    Copenhagen-based Norm Architects designed this remarkable townhouse inside a deceptively rustic exterior; beyond the structure itself, the minimalist sensibility springs from elegant hand-picked furnishings. The project in hand can be considered an all-around marvel, it delivers on all fronts easily. The structure showcases assorted features; ranging from high ceilings adorned with a skylight, a transparent […]
    2014.10.09Mateus Andrade
  • Authentic Mansion 2
    Based in Maastricht, the Netherlands, Studio Niels was founded under Niels Maier with a focus on interior design and its effects on the built environments. Varied in size, the studio’s approach depends on its philosophy about clarity, simplicity, and contextualization; this is apparent through the Authentic Mansion 2, completed in 2011. Also located in Maastricht, […]
    2014.10.04Nhat Vo
  • Taipei Apartment
    Taipei Apartment is a clean white apartment in Taipei, the capital city of Taiwan. The apartment was designed for a young couple by Tai & Architectural Design. The couple wanted a beautiful dwelling that didn’t require much renovation. The architects answered their request with a bright and causal living environment. Every surface of the apartment, from the floor […]
    2014.09.04Jillian Japka
  • Tel Aviv Flat
    This contemporary Tel Aviv Flat is truly a unique and stunning dwelling. Designed by the Israeli firm Pitsou Kedem Architects, this apartment defines luxurious minimalism. The home is a large, flowing space divided with concrete forms. One of the forms is a solid, free-floating wall which divides the dining room and bedroom. This structure contains hidden storage […]
    2014.05.29Jillian Japka
  • Interior FOR
    The layout of this industrial loft apartment in Brussels is quite simple. Interior FOR has few windows and no interior walls. Designed by adn Architecture, the defining features of the apartment are two freestanding metal towers. Accessed by thin, white staircases, these towers house the bathroom and laundry rooms on the ground floor, and the bedroom […]
    2013.11.28Jillian Japka
  • Espace St-Denis
    Espace St-Denis is a contemporary apartment located on the ground floor of a building in Montreal, Canada. Designed by Anne Sophie Goneau, this home aims to highlight the building’s raw materials. The exposed brick wall and structural steel frame were found during the renovation of the apartment. These existing features provide the home with visual focal points. The interior […]
    2013.10.31Jillian Japka
  • The White Retreat
    The White Retreat is a seaside apartment with a nearly all white interior. Located in the beach town of Sitges, Spain, the client wanted a bright white space which would highlight a few favorite art and furniture pieces. The combination of a small space and small budget called for a simple and efficient design. Colombo and Serboli […]
    2013.09.19Jillian Japka