Articles tagged Minimalism


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

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.


Thierry Wille's Taboustool updates a French classic with a material twist

Classical style has come full circle and entered into contemporary furniture design, an unexpected resurgence even today’s trend-forecasters could not have predicted. Belgian designer Thierry …

Nicolas Andreas Taralis' first mono-brand boutique opens in Beijing.

Nicolas Andreas Taralis flagship by Bernard Dubois mirrors the aesthetic of NAT's fashion

BEIJING – Belgian architect Bernard Dubois dresses the first flagship dedicated to the brand NAT with essential and geometric elements.

Spotlights protrude down from the ceiling, illuminating and isolating every single object.

Kwanpen's handbags stand out from neutral stone displays

BUSAN – Kwanpen’s latest boutique just opened its doors in Korea, showing a minimalist interior concept by Betwin Space Design.

‘My inspirational references don’t usually come from typical window dressing sources; rather, they are inspired by the contemporary art world,’ says Ion Ander Beloki, founder of ja! studio.

ja! studio's geometric window display for Loreak Mendian conjures summer

BARCELONA – ja! studio’s latest window display for Loreak Mendian, Karramarro – Basque for ‘crab fish’ – shows the brand’s SS 2015 women’s footwear collection amidst a minimalist …

New York-based Contemporary Architecture Practice has completed its own Shanghai headquarters.

Shanghai Headquarters by Contemporary Architecture Practice

Nearly ten years after turning heads with its first commercial project in China, New York-based Contemporary Architecture Practice has completed its own Shanghai headquarters.

Atelier Kempe Thill renovated the building using the studio’s trademark minimalist touch.

Borsele Town Hall by Atelier Kempe Thill

BORSELE – Rotterdam-based architects renovate a town hall from the 1970s in the rural municipality of Borsele.

Billboard: Out Now Studio O+A
Billboard: Out Now Studio O+A
The minimal art exhibition at Kunstfort features Navid Nuur's 'Broken Circle', which acts as a neon beacon that attracts the attention of visitors.

Size Matters Exhibition Curated by Nathalie Zonnenberg

When Kunstfort bij Vijfhuizen invited curator Nathalie Zonnenberg to create an exhibition on minimal art, she focused on the work of five artists. Recognising the current trends of minimalism, the …

The white pavilions are set into the site, maintaining a neutral presence, resting on ribbons of translucent glass.

White Wolf Hotel by AND-RÉ

PORTO – The Brazilian-Portuguese practice AND-RÉ has just completed an unusual hotel outside of Porto.

The house presents an opportunity to test eccentric expressions of contemporary lifestyle.

9x9 House by Studio Archiholic

GYEONGGI-DO – In the mid-western part of the Korean peninsula lies an experimental housing project completed by Seoul-based architect Younghan Chung.

Local architects completed the rehabilitation of a 5000-sq-m disused factory building in Beijing.

Daxing Factory Conversion by Nie Yong and Yoshimasa Tsutsumi

BEIJING – Working together, Chinese architect Nie Yong and Japanese Yoshimasa Tsutsumi recently completed the rehabilitation of a 5000-sq-m disused factory building in Beijing’s southern …