minimalist design

6 ideas to create a minimalist atmosphere in the bathroom

The bathroom is a place where we have to combine several needs such as hygiene, functionality and visual appeal. Today we propose these practical ideas so that your bathroom becomes a minimalist refuge in which each member of the family can feel comfortable.

Moderne wooden animal sculptures from Uusi

Are you searching for awesome gifts ideas? Then look no further than these charming wooden sculptures from Chicago-based design studio Uusi. If you’ve been following this blog you may have noticed that I have a slight obsession with wooden figurines, so I couldn’t resist posting these beauties. There are three animal sculptures box sets on Uusi online shop: the Moderne Wood box set, Farm and Safari (which is sold out but can be pre-ordered) with a sharp, minimalist style reminiscent of early 20th Century Modernism.

LifeEdited urban nest

A 39 square meters studio must be designed as a multipurpose urban habitat in an eco-friendly, space-optimization manner. This wonder apartment fits in dinner for twelve, a guests’ room, a home office, a home theater and lots of storage space. This is the LifeEdited project of entrepreneur Graham Hill, Canadian-born architect, founder of TreeHugger.com and promoter of minimalist philosophy and sustainability in urban dwelling.

LifeEdited Apartment 1: the living room and home officeLifeEdited Apartment 1: the living room and home office

The hall tree is a branch

If you want to bring a modern vibe to your hallway this sleek Branch Hanger by designer Marko Vuckovic would perfectly complete a minimalist styled room. The hanger is still in concept form but it has a big chance at mass production.

Avant-garde artistic nest

Decorating your home? Well, it’s not that easy as you may think. You have to be sure that your favorite place will be comfortable, relaxing, but also cheering and modern. And if you are married, have one or two kids, a dog or two aristocratic cats, your mission is getting harder and harder. I give you an advice: if you feel overwhelmed with your home decorating responsibilities, a deco expert is exactly what you need. For example, take a look of the project that Atmos Studio accomplished for a British actress and singer.

Atmos Studio, The Woven NestAtmos Studio, The Woven Nest

Give your wall a retro look

Obsessed with vintage cameras or vintage everything for that matter? Then you must appreciate these beautiful prints created simply out of love for these historical items.

Origami inspired pottery

Many people find their true passion later in life. Ceramist Ann Van Hoey was an established industrial engineer before she started focusing on ceramics. She graduated the Institute for Arts and Crafts in her hometown Mechelen, Belgium, in 2006, and nowadays she designs splendid and innovative ceramic collections, including her latest “Étude Géométrique” (“Geometric Study”).

Ann Van Hoey ceramicsAnn Van Hoey ceramics

Dreamy doll house

When I was little I dreamt about having my own doll house, where all my pretty ladies would drink tea and discuss about their upcoming scenarios (that's because they were all actresses). Still, my parents’ cabinets and bookcases where the best options for my little dolls. Nowadays it's good to be kid because I found the dream dollhouses, developed by Brinca Dada.

Brinca Dada, Bennett HouseBrinca Dada, Bennett House

A number one vase

If you had asked me long time ago if I consider it proper buying vases for a present, I would have told you that vases are just not the right thing to gift. Now, my opinion has radically changed, and I consider beautiful and artistic vases not only make a great present but also a must-have modern home accessory.

Large Folded A VasesLarge Folded A Vases

Zeitraum - the master of purity

Zeitraum furniture with its minimalist design, even austere, mainly due to hardwood used and mostly square lines, “impresses without dominating”. A small German company working with a team of 10 people in the areas of product design, furniture sales and distribution, and commercial furnishing Zeitraum focuses on high quality instead of “designer frills”.

Zeitraum - SimpleHi bedZeitraum - SimpleHi bed

Smart people choose only smart furniture

I've always wanted to have more space! I mean to have an extra-space in my house. And, because I can't throw everything out, I decided to buy smart furniture like this one here. Bamboo Stagger, from New York-based Brave Space Design is a shelving unit designed to help you store a variety of items and to open up all the possibilities for a less conventional storage and display of objects. 

Brave Space Design, Bamboo StaggerBrave Space Design, Bamboo Stagger

The storage that keeps its chin up

Lisa Sandall, a talented, enthusiastic designer, believes each project deserves an original approach and she often gets inspired by the way we behave around products. With that interesting point of view, I can imagine why she always comes up with innovative designs, easy to handle and extremely catchy!

Lisa Sandall, Chin up storage furnitureLisa Sandall, Chin up storage unit

Camouflage dining set

What we love most about this dining table set is its unique shape that gives a totally different perspective to your kitchen or living room (it is more suitable for your kitchen, though).

Brian Lee Studio, Chubby Brothers dining setBrian Lee Studio, Chubby Brothers dining set

A clean elegant sconce

What we love most about this lighting device is its elegant, minimalist and nevertheless modern design. Legna Wall Sconce is fabricated of steel, frosted acrylic and wood veneer - teak, walnut or zebrawood.

 Jefdesigns Legna Wall Sconce Jefdesigns Legna Wall Sconce 

Just connect your chair, mate!

Sofa Community is about bringing people together. It's not just a chair, or a sofa. It is a modular seating system that can change lounging places at work and not only. Connect the pieces of “community” together with friends or colleagues and just seat, relax and find more about each other.

Martin Zampach, Sofa CommunityMartin Zampach, Sofa Community