Category
Art & Illustration

  • Primary Fluorescents: Cast Edition
    Os & Oos’ Primary Fluorescent: Cast Edition collection combines seemingly contrasting materiality with principal geometric elements. Primary, referring to the series of shapes utilised (circle, square and triangle) and Fluorescent, not from the neon-tubing, but from the fluorescent nature of the gasses that create light. The fusion of linear illuminated components, together with the aluminium […]
  • Saint Studio
    Saint Studio is a multidisciplinary design studio based in Brazil, specialised in smart minimalist apparel, accessories and original art pieces. Creative director Caue Nunes tastefully handles the exquisite combination of simple geometric lines, high-quality materials and a slight hint of tropical influence. Their Instagram gallery is a perfect extension of the brand’s visual quality, mixing […]
    2016.08.02Mateus Andrade
  • Uncertain Encounters
    Sydney-based Galerie pompom‘s latest exhibition features interdisciplinary artist Consuelo Cavaniglia’s installation Uncertain Encounters, where sculptures, wall-based works and painted surfaces create slight visual illusions that activate mild deceptions and upset our sense of spatial order. Uncertain Encounters is about elements coming together, yet the meeting point is not always harmonious. Comprising of sparse elements — mirrored, metal sculptures […]
  • Black Balloons
    The playful and whimsical balloon gets a serious shift in tone by the artist Tadao Cern. Adopting a stark black colour for what was once a symbol for childish innocence, suddenly the elusive object becomes the central focus for a conceptual exercise in geometry and equilibrium. It is a true twist of events when an […]
    2016.06.14Mateus Andrade
  • Beau Bertens
    Beau Bertens is an independent graphic designer from the Netherlands who encourages a sophisticated, pared down dialogue between content and form. With work ranging from books and magazines to websites and identities, Beau’s approach is conceptual, frequently monochrome and focused on considered typography, allowing these elements a balanced playfield in which content shines through. Collaborating […]
  • Petrolified Prints
    Petrolified is an online shop by car enthusiast, artist and designer Martin Miskolci. A tribute to iconic cars presented in minimal poster series as this beautiful Porsche 911 in monochrome. The project’s aim is to revive the iconic cars that have decorated the walls of car lovers for decades in a very modern, minimalistic approach, […]
  • 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 […]
  • Fasted Tableware Series
    Studio Dessuant Bone’s Fasted Tableware Series is a direct play on the objects surrounding us and their representation. Designed as part of an exhibition in Milan in 2015 ‘A Stomaco Vuoto’ and curated by DWA Studios, the muse was to create and respond through objects, words and projects on themes of fasting. The series sees […]
  • 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 […]
  • Alicja Kwade
    Alicja Kwade is increasingly making herself known around the world for mixed-media works, especially installations. For the surprisingly long but aptly named exhibition “Something absent whose presence had been expected”, the Polish artist explores repetition and ruin as main concepts — both elements very much in line with an interesting minimalist sensibility put into action. […]
    2016.01.03Mateus Andrade
  • Shopping Bags
    Many designers have used capitalism as a subject for criticism against minimalism. However, conceptual artist Simon Freund has cleverly used minimalism itself to make a turnaround. He told HUH magazine: I think every company should consider what they are doing and why they are doing it. With an installation titled Shopping Bags, the German conceptual artist is […]
    2015.12.12Nhat Vo
  • Movement in Stone
    Born in Cairo, Egypt, Italy-based Armen Agop creates stone sculptures that delve deeply into the pursuit of purity of form. Deriving from nature and memory, taking inspiration from dunes in the desert, his work is guided by his upbringing in Egypt. His material of choice creates an interesting balance, capturing the flowing energy of the […]
  • Éditions 01
    Zé Studio and Ward Roberts combine forces to bring the Éditions 01 series to the masses. Based in Sydney and New York respectively, this collaboration of creative direction and artistic execution is based on a calculated and minimal interpretation of music and film combining. Each piece embodies its own identity; its own response to this […]
  • Roma by Roni Stretch
    Roma is a series of astonishing oil paintings by British artist Roni Stretch that experiment with the limits of perception: Viewing them is akin to adjusting one’s eyes in a darkened room. Images gradually appear as fields of solid colour, seen again from another angle, the same forms recede, swallowed by their backgrounds. The LA-based […]
  • Zimoun & 86 DC-Motors
    Inside an inconspicuous hut, sporting a beautiful rusted red façade, resonates an insistent and fulfilling sound. This is a recognizable set-up for those familiar with Zimoun’s body of work, a true visionary in sound architecture and visual design. A stark white interior hosts 86 dc-motors, a staple of the artists’ work, each one pulling a […]
    2015.08.25Mateus Andrade
  • Flood Installation
    Flood installation by Alban Guého has been selected to participate in Paris in the next nuit blanche festival. The theme for this year is the climate echoing the COP 21 to be held in December 2015. A project with a minimalist look focusing on an essential matter for the planet. In recent years many extreme natural phenomena […]
  • Todd Robinson
    Experiments in Natural Philosophy is Australian artist Todd Robinson‘s latest exhibition, having just wrapped up at the Galerie Pompom in Sydney, where large balloon sculptures combine a form of proto-engineering with weird yet wonderful studies in comparative materiality. This new body of work draws on an ongoing series of balloon inspired sculptures featured in his previous exhibitions, which […]
  • A Piscina do Parque Lage
    Imagine taking a stroll through the beautiful city of Rio de Janeiro, enjoying breathtaking views of the natural landscape that embraces the city. While visiting the famous Parque Lage you notice an unusual structure inside the central Palace. When you dare to enter the tiny citadel, everything is covered in plastic and overtly orange. You’ve […]
    2015.05.26Mateus Andrade
  • Was ist Metaphysik?
    The conflict between what the architect has on his mind and what is actually possible to build will always be a significant factor for pushing the possibilities of new technology and constructions. Fortunately, contemporary professionals can visualize and test their valued creations beforehand with digital tools; sometimes it’s the ideal method to clearly grasp the […]
    2015.05.12Mateus Andrade
  • Pierre/Paysage
    Crafted by Canadian artist Karen Zalamea, Pierre/Paysage  (Stone/Landscape in French) is a collection of ten photographic images presenting transformed representations of space. Layers of acetate were cut into different geometric shapes, carefully positioned and lit to create different formal arrangements, alluding to abstract yet quite tangible architectonic, topographic and cartographic silhouettes – at once diaphanous and yet […]
  • Light in Water
    Light in Water is a remarkably beautiful installation developed by Parisian DGT architects, initially four years ago during Milan Design Week, but has now been relaunched in the Éléphant Paname Art and Dance Centre, located in Paris, for its opening event of 2015. Sixteen rings of slotted tubes fitted to the ceiling, with each hole […]
    2015.04.10Jorge San Luis
  • Sarah Oppenheimer
    Sarah Oppenheimer is challenging the distinction between art and architecture with a unique collection of windows and wall openings. Using wall incisions and glass as her mediums, Oppenheimer blurs the line between room and painting. From 2012 to present, Oppenheimer’s work has been featured in the PPOW Gallery in New York City, as well as in Kunsthaus […]
    2015.03.26Jillian Japka
  • Dish 60
    Dish 60 by Minimalux is a seductive and sophisticated gesture to the professional desktop. Amid the gadgets of interconnectedness, this piece sits as a sculptural nuance. Made with a stainless steel base and from solid brass, mirror polished by hand and electroplated in black nickel, this bowl is beautifully crafted. Also available in a plain, […]
  • The Vipp Shelter
    A Wallpaper* Design Award 2015 winner for Best Brand Extension, the Vipp Shelter is a minimalist prefabricated house designed by Danish design company Vipp. This monochromatic 55m2 structure is designed to be placed in the natural setting of your choice. Furniture, appliances, lighting, tableware and towels have already been picked out and will be waiting for […]