Articles tagged Minimalism

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Here’s the increasingly popular alternative to design museums – and even Airbnb

Utrecht – The founder of the Iconic Houses Network explains why these homes are such a treat for design fans – and what the masterpieces of the future could be.

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Lies Mertens and its message of minimalism

ANTWERP, Belgium – Atelier Bontekoe van Put designs accessory brand Lies Mertens’s store with aesthetics to match its brand ethics.

Leaderboard: Rietveld Academie
Leaderboard: Rietveld Academie
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Seating to match the world’s favourite notebook

MILAN – In the brand-new Moleskine Café, effortlessly varied yet uncluttered furniture by Pedrali complements the world’s favourite notebook.

Villa X by Barcode Architects. Photo by Christian van der Kooy
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Villa X by Barcode Architects marks the spot

BRABANT – Barcode Architects brings simplicity, material quality, and a contemporary appearance to a villa in Brabant, the Netherlands.

House in Muraz by Savioz Fabrizzi. Photo thomas jantscher
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Savioz Fabrizzi transforms a Swiss barn into a semi-detached house

MURAZ – The architects maintained the original layout of masonry and woodwork but synthesized it and clarified its relationship in a minimal architectural language.

House in Ohue by Daisuke Hanamoto. Photo Kenji Masunaga
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Daisaku Hanamoto’s house mingles with its surroundings

KURE – Mindful of its place amongst the vernacular, the house easily blends into the residential neighbourhood.

House Ship by ANA Architecten. Photo Luuk Kramer
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ANA Architecten convinces a boat to become a house

AMSTERDAM – ANA Architecten appropriated a Belgian cargo boat and created an idyllic family boathouse.

Cottage in Fontanars by Ramon Esteve. Photo Mariela Apollonio
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Ramon Esteve blends concrete and pine within a Spanish landscape

FONTANARS – When approaching the new building designed by Ramon Esteve, the first word to pop into the mind has to be ‘archetypal’.

Leaderboard: Rietveld Academie
Leaderboard: Rietveld Academie
Morechon School by rk Studio. Photo Dominique Uldry
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Rk Studio blankets a school extension in a metal cloak

SAVIÈSE – Atop the vineyards of Savièse in Switzerland and overlooking the Rhône valley, rk Studio built an extension to the Moréchon educational centre.

House for a photographer by FORM/Kouichi Kimura. Photo Norihito Yamauchi & Yoshihiro Asada
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There’s more than meets the eye in FORM’s new house

SHIGA – In his hometown and apparently his architectural playground, Kouichi Kimura designed a residence for a photographer.

TCDC by Department of Architecture. Photos W Workshop
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TCDC by Department of Architecture puts creativity on top

BANGKOK – The new Thailand Creativity and Design Centre is housed atop a historic building in Bangkok and features flexible areas bound to propel the country’s creative industry.

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A picture perfect dystopian scene emotionally deprived through architecture

Production designer Tino Schaedler talks about the ephemeral world of Equals