Braun’s reissue of the AW 10 and AW 50 watches points to a growing appreciation for the horological design of the 1980s and 1990s, when Dietrich Lubs and Dieter Rams were at its forefront. Notably, the success of Nomos Glashütte’s interpretation of Rams’ principles and the new Carré H from Hermès , as well as a recent wave of minimalist start-up brands, couldn’t show Braun’s influence more clearly.
Herdade da Considerada is a tract of arid land with 500 hectares, about seven kilometres from Alcácer do Sal, dotted with cork oaks and umbrella pines. The resulting landscape is uniform in every direction and, as the architect Luís Rebelo de Andrade found on a preliminary visit, it is easier
Shishi-Iwa House is a 10-room boutique resort in Karuizawa that recently opened its doors for business. Designed by Pritzker Prize-winning Japanese architect Shigeru Ban and tucked away in a secluded setting, the resort is “a restorative retreat that reinforces the relationship between nature, architecture and human connection.” Uniquely designed, the
From a floating university to a network of black female architects, Phineas Harper offers an alternative guide to the year’s most important happenings in architecture. A barrage of “top 10” articles come out at the end of every year, trumpeting the best films, plays, exhibitions and so on of the
Minimalist illustrations by Ana Duje Ana Duje is an Argentinian graphic designer and illustrator, working and living between Barcelona and Hong-Kong. His motto is “less is more”. She likes to use strong colour palettes, bold but simple shapes, and sometimes play with textures. Source: Minimalist illustrations by Ana Duje
“To Feel”, acrylic on wood panel, 36 x 24 inches Multi-disciplinary Laura Berger creates abstract environments and explores universal themes of rituals, nature, and freedom in her portraits of female subjects. Berger works primarily in acrylic on wood panel, but also brings her characters to life in ceramics and large-scale
Sørensen HQ is a minimalist space located in Aarhus, Denmark, designed by Norm Architects .This fall, we completed the interior of Sørensen Leather’s new HQ outside Aarhus, DK. Here, leather creates a calm sense of cohesion on furniture and beyond—as a soothing tactile surface throughout the interior. Source: Sørensen HQ
At its core, minimalist design (or minimalism) is functional. No extras, no waste. Every element—including shapes, color palette and typography—is necessary. A simple geometric shape or form is given the power to stand in for a more complex object or idea. Source: Minimalist design: tips and inspiration to master the
berlin-based designer michael hilgers , usually known for his space-saving furniture and objects, has developed VANJOY, a minimalist, simple and functional campervan . the tiny house-on-wheels is a multifunctonal ‘travel tool’ that can be changed into a van or mobile office in just a few steps. Source: michael hilgers’ minimalist
Mateus is a minimalist showroom space located in Stockholm, Sweden, designed by Halleroed . The ceramics brand focuses on creating products that evoke a sense of joy and warmth. Their mantra is to have their products set the stage for sharing good food and conversation around a beautifully set table.
The ground floor plan is connoted by a sense of continuity as it avoids partitions, and connects indoor and outdoor spaces. This floor hosts the main living areas. The double-height living room faces the largest patio of the residency, an abstract space with a pool. Source: Mexico. An introverted house
We’ve shared the work of Kevin Krautgartner previously, having spotted his stunning architectural photography on Behance . The German photographer has an ongoing series of images he aptly names Reduced to the Max, for which he dedicates his view on architecture as objects in nature. Source: New minimalist photographs by