Articles tagged Minimalism

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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.

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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.

Leaderboard: London Design Week
Leaderboard: London Design Week
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’.

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.

Billboard: Frame Awards July
Billboard: Frame Awards July
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

The perimeter white metal colonnade confirms the modernest building has connections to classicism. Photo Pietro Savorelli
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Museum Voorlinden has an intelligent canopy which controls lighting

WASSENAAR – Just north of The Hague there is a new museum opening for the Caldic Collection, which is the largest private art collection in the Netherlands.