Industrial Design

  • Oblong Watch
    Recognising the importance of new endeavours and dynamics in the market, Minimalissimo features outstanding Kickstarters for products we believe are worthy of a closer look: Danish brand Bulbul is no stranger to sleek watches, as two previous iterations are already available to the public at large. As the famous Swiss precision is mixed with the […]
    2016.10.18Mateus Andrade
  • Flow Lamp
    Andreas Kowalewski’s Flow Lamp, manufactured by Normann Copenhagen, is a veritable nod to considered design. The original idea for the lamp arose out of a series of drawings, exploring the possibilities of a multi-directional table lamp that can be delivered flat-packed. The result is one of considered compartmentalisation and ease of design, to be easily […]
  • Simpl Watch
    Minimalism is mostly associated with European, Scandinavian, and Japanese designers. However, many rising brands in other parts of the world are proving to be major stakeholders in evolving and diversifying the field. Southeast Asian countries — notably Singapore and Thailand — have delivered some of the more refined minimal products that are affordable in recent […]
    2016.10.08Nhat Vo
  • Objest
    London based lifestyle brand Objest has a mission: create thoughtful, personal design without being too serious about it. The focus on high quality objects with a playful twist is what constitutes their name. Objest’s latest collection of wristwatches demonstrates that it is actually possible to take care of material honesty, simplicity and clarity while keeping […]
    2016.10.03Jana Ahrens
  • Tumbler Alarm Clock
    Norm Architects and Menu’s Tumbler Alarm Clock turns the tumultuous business of waking up, on its head. Literally. Through an internally concealed mechanism, once the alarm is activated and sounding, the snooze function can be engaged simply by turning the clock on its head. Designed by Norm Architects and manufactured by Menu, both are based […]
  • #12 Clock
    Three degrees of transparency: black, white, and transparent. One simple and familiar telling: time. Say hello to the minimal #12 Clock by Simone Cappellanti. Based in Rome, Italy, Simone Cappellanti is a multidisciplinary designer that has a focus on interior spatial design and its components. His recent portfolio addition — #12 Clock — is a luxurious and […]
    2016.09.24Nhat Vo
  • RIMA Table Lamp
    Here is a eureka moment many designers dream of: Observing a common household item triggers an insight to create an extraordinary design product. Designer Matthias Pinkert, relying on his talent and technique, observed the simple curtain and its ability to regulate the light quantity in a room — and thus, the premise for RIMA was […]
    2016.09.13Mateus Andrade
  • Whyd Speaker
    Quoting Aristotle and Leonardo da Vinci in a product’s design history is an ambitious statement, especially when referring to modern sound devices. But still, the team of Whyd did exactly that. And they chose the right quotes to make us understand why. Quality is not an act. It is a habit. — Aristotle Although I haven’t […]
    2016.09.12Jana Ahrens
  • Plume WiFi
    After the introduction of Apple’s iPhone 7, we can clearly see a pattern in the field of industrial design: innovative designs are giving way to reiterated ones that enhance and improve a user’s experience. Many may see this as a decline in creativity, but I will argue otherwise. Plume, a new Adaptive WiFi system, sets […]
    2016.09.10Nhat Vo
  • Wave Table
    BE Design’s Wave Table prototype helps manifest a series of clean imagined lines. Measuring 660mm x 380mm x 450mm, this acrylic beauty is inspired as a magazine rack, a table or however the user decides to best utilise its intriguing shape. In the words of the creators mouths themselves, the smooth shape of this piece […]
  • Dome Series
    Dome is the new unisex collection presented by the great Australian watchmakers AÃRK Collective, where the growth and maturation of the brand can be seen since its inception in 2013. Based on traditional timepiece construction with a contemporary take on the classic wristwatch, the Dome Series design embraces curvature that is exalted with rounded forms and […]
    2016.09.02Jorge San Luis
  • Primary Fluorescents: Cast Edition
    Os & Oos’ Primary Fluorescents: 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 […]
  • Tweezers
    Clemens Auer‘s manifesto states that he searches for the simple yet astonishing, and that is precisely what he achieves with his award-winning tweezers. The Austrian product designer drew inspiration from one of the human body’s archetypal gestures: thumb and index finger forming a pinching motion. As he states: It is a poetic and intuitive translation of […]
  • 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 […]
  • 15.0% Ice Cream Spoon
    Ode to Things continues on its quest to champion outstanding design pieces, this time around it’s 15.0% Ice Cream Spoon turn to stand in the spotlight. Designed by Naoki Terada, and manufactured by Japanese brand Lemnos, this simple appliance brings a hefty dose of class and functionality to what may be a bothersome experience. A […]
    2016.08.16Mateus Andrade
  • KLIPP Clock
    Architecture, interior, objects: As soon as a designer — or in this case a trained architect — has found a style, an individual form of expression, working in the above categories mainly differs in terms of complexity, not so much in terms of accessibility. Furthermore, it is very easy to grasp why an architect might […]
    2016.08.15Jana Ahrens
  • Tsumiki
    Kengo Kuma, the renowned architect known for his meticulous work with wooden structures, has utilised his knowledge in analogical joints to create a Japanese counterpart to Lego, named Tsumiki. Meaning wooden blocks, this creative toy is only composed of minimal triangular cedar wedges — the prime geometry that’s most structurally stable. The wedge, however, trades […]
    2016.08.13Nhat Vo
  • Memobottle
    Memobottle is a wonderful product with an equally wonderful initiative and reflection behind it, combining simple and sustainable design with functionality. Made of BPA-Free Plastic, Memobottle is a reusable drink bottle designed to go with you — in a bag or even in a pocket, for example — looking to reduce single use bottle consumption and […]
    2016.08.05Jorge San Luis
  • Level Lamp
    Permafrost’s Level Lamp sees a beautifully seamless linear light floating effortlessly above its surface. Imagined as a collaborative piece between the industrial designers at Permafrost and furniture designer, Petter Knudsen, this piece was born. Aiming to rethink light both in in terms of functionality and technology, Level Lamp was a project initiated in 2010 as […]
  • 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
  • Juncher
    Denmark–based Juncher is a recently launched design shop focusing on interior homewares. Designer Ruben Juncher is also self-taught, approaching the design industry from a unique perspective. Favouring steel as his main material, Juncher uses it with a light touch, using mainly 2mm powder coated steel, giving the products a robust and durable finish. They’re also mounted on hidden brackets, which adds a floating element to […]
  • Monbento
    In Minimalism, it’s the little things that count. Which doesn’t mean that it’s all about fancy details one would discover on second glance. Instead, it’s the little things that accompany us every single day. The things that are as mundane and as practical as the box for your lunch and your travel food. If such things are […]
    2016.07.25Jana Ahrens
  • Monuments
    Monuments is a minimal magazine holder created by Danish designers Dubokk. The term monument may refer to man-made objects of significant size or cultural influence. The essence of this piece it what you choose to place on it. Displaying your favourite literature will be a reflection of your intellect and personal taste. The sharp and sleek design […]
  • Snowball Lamp
    Snowball is a modern version of the classic Bauhaus lamp created by Norwegian design company Northern Lighting, revealing how the Futurist and Cubist styles of the Interwar period continue to appear contemporary today. The lamp’s polished steel stem is anchored to a streamlined base comprised of rectangular shapes, rising upwards to hold a lampshade made […]