• Kevin Riedl Photography
    The architectural photography of Kevin Riedl tells a poetic story of material, form, and light. The photographs, while focused on a clear subject, appear more abstract than figurative. The architectural subjects are disconnected from their place and function. Taken out of the context as a dwelling place, often-overlooked details of the structure emerge. The pattern of the materials and the […]
    2016.07.28Jillian Japka
  • 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 […]
  • Konieczny’s Ark
    Standing in an idyllic hillside of Brenna, in southern Poland, is a curious residence striking a resemblance to a figurative representation of Noah’s Ark from the Genesis flood narrative. How exactly did a cautionary tale from yore become the main visual inspiration behind a minimalist project? Well, for starters, it must be said that any […]
    2016.07.26Mateus Andrade
  • 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 […]
  • Feat. Produktion
    Feat. Produktion is a company that works in the fields of theatre, dance music and performance, and it commissioned creative digital agency Moby Digg to develop its new brand identity. Firstly, the new logo is the result of the abstraction of different dance moves, reassembled to compact compositions and based on simple geometric shapes; lines and […]
    2016.07.22Jorge San Luis
  • Juergen Teller Studio
    The Juergen Teller Studio in London is a series of three buildings and gardens for photographer Juergen Teller. Designed by 6a Architects, this studio is located on a long and narrow site in the heart of the city. An unassuming brick building from the outside, this dwelling contains offices, a studio space, a library and archive, […]
    2016.07.21Jillian Japka
  • No-No Tables
    No-No Tables are the creative meeting of two minimal greats, Norm Architects and Note Design Studio. Inspired by a meeting in Italy, and an old marble floor, these two Scandinavian firms saw potential. The table itself manifests in a number of differing sizes and heights, allowing for collaboration amongst the collection to create vignettes and to allow […]
  • Lila House
    In the last few years Portugal has been making headlines not only for its beautiful locations and world-class hospitality, but for its striking architecture as well. As many projects previously featured on Minimalissimo, the country’s best architects have proven, time and time again, that it’s possible to preserve old structures and aesthetics with a fresh […]
    2016.07.19Mateus Andrade
  • IISE Accessories
    There are plenty of reasons to turn your gaze to South Korea when it comes to progressive fashion design. Seoul-based minimalist label IISE is one of them. The name translates into 2nd generation, though the makers of IISE won’t let us know why they chose it. But somehow the impression of a new start, honouring […]
    2016.07.18Jana Ahrens
  • St. Elie Church
    Situated against the rocky hill of Mt. Lebanon in Chouf District is St. Elie Church, designed by Maroun Lahoud. The Paris-based architect was commissioned to design the project, which acts as a reconciliation between Christian and Druze groups following the civil war within the region. St. Elie Church is constructed with different volumes of polished stones, which […]
    2016.07.16Nhat Vo
  • FIVE Olive Oil
    Bottled and distributed by Greek brand World Excellent Products, FIVE Olive Oil was introduced to the market with the ambition of being one of the finest premium olive oil brands in the world. To achieve this, the brand relies on a fantastically minimalist and elegant identity and packaging design, created by Greek studio Designers United, focused on reaching the international […]
    2016.07.15Jorge San Luis
  • Paros House I & II
    Adored minimalist architect John Pawson has gifted us with two lovely island homes in Paros, Greece. Paros House I and II are white-clad retreats sitting among rocky seaside cliffs. Both homes are comprised of a series of cubic forms: dramatic entities amid a native landscape of succulents, shrubs, and low grasses. The volumes are arranged according to […]
    2016.07.14Jillian Japka
  • 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 […]
  • N Strips House
    To balance the intricacies of the sharing economy is no easy feat, as each occupier hold its own agenda and dynamic. How does one share a 519sqm building? Jun Murata’s renovation project tends the tricky balance of office space and residence as one. Furthermore, it deviously managed to deal with a 39-year-old heritage in architecture […]
    2016.07.12Mateus Andrade
  • Slava Varsovia Limited Edition
    Slava Varsovia is a Polish minimalist accessory brand which is based — as the second part of the name indicates — in Warsaw. We have been following Slava’s work since its founding in 2013, observing the intricate way in which designer Anna Szydlowska manages to create a really distinguishable brand experience in a market that […]
  • 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 […]
  • Xbox One S
    Just some weeks ago, at gaming conference E3 2016, the new minimalist Xbox One S was presented and we had to celebrate the amazing work by Microsoft’s design team. Its slim and compact design, a significant 40% smaller than the previous version, is lineal and clean, and features only the essential elements on the front. It can […]
    2016.07.08Jorge San Luis
  • AIAIAI Flagship Store
    The AIAIAI Flagship Store, located in Copenhagen, was designed to showcase the brand’s TMA-2 headphones. These headphones are unique — their modular design allows them to be configured in multiple styles. The store needed to showcase these different configurations in an aesthetically captivating way. Designer Borg Brückner rose to the challenge and created a flexible interior that can […]
    2016.07.07Jillian Japka
  • Nello Mirror
    Studio Brichet Ziegler’s Nello Mirror floats on its own. Suspended by rubber rope, two polished stainless steel discs sandwich lacquered wood and encase the reflective mirror surface itself. Requiring a small ceiling hook, this piece is beautifully playful and unique in its installation and interaction with space. The interactive element of movement, and how the […]
  • Forms of Formalism N.3
    Reaching its third instalment, Forms of Formalism carries the torch of the series into new directions whilst still upholding flawless minimalist accuracy. Sponsored by Bauhaus University of Weimar, editor-in-chief Louis De Belle, alongside designer Michael Romstöck, propose an exploration of paradigms around philosophy, art, literature and architecture — with the help of a hand-picked team […]
    2016.07.05Mateus Andrade
  • 1205 AW16/17
    Persistence, curiosity and a love for painstakingly precise details: That is how the collections of 1205, designed by Paula Gerbase, have been described so far. And her œvre for Autumn/Winter 16/17 confirms, even excel these notions. It’s not only the fit and the choice of fabrics that Paula — who studied at Central St. Martins […]
    2016.07.04Jana Ahrens
  • Aesop Grabenstraße
    Aesop was founded in Melbourne, Australia back in 1987. With a focus on the diversity of human complexions, the brand has produced over 80 hair, skin and body care formulations. To celebrate the refined products that it has produced, Aesop unveiled a new store in Düsseldorf, Germany, designed by renowned architecture firm Snøhetta. With the […]
    2016.07.02Nhat Vo
  • Matmut Atlantique Stadium
    There could not have a better time to publish Matmut Atlantique Stadium, one of the base camps for UEFA EURO 2016, that is currently taking place in France, and where tomorrow one of the quarter-finals will be disputed; Germany versus Italy. This magnificent 42,000-seat arena, designed by leading Swiss architecture firm Herzong & de Meuron, is […]
    2016.07.01Jorge San Luis