Posts Tagged ‘minimalism’

Product Fitness 80 Exhibition by Muji, London – UK

August 20th, 2014

Inspired by a Japanese proverb which encourages you to ‘eat in measure and defy the doctor,’ the Product Fitness 80 design process employs a little restraint to impact a big difference.

Ideal & Co Living Heritage bags

March 31st, 2014

Ideal & Co, Living Heritage* is the culmination of diverse histories and experiences: a brand that sees itself as passionate, dreamy and spontaneous, where each piece is much more than just what you see and touch.

FOORIAT by Asia Wysoczyńska

February 21st, 2014

In order to meet the need of sophisticated, yet modern and approachable elegance in everyday life, we created several items of the most essential categories of menswear. We offer original, yet highly functional solutions. The conceptual framework is supported by minimalism and simplicity which lead to refined architectural fashion

SHOE STORES! Coccodrillo by Verso shoe salon by Glenn Sestig, Antwerp

June 2nd, 2013

A single column extends as an island bench seat, and elliptical custom-made display tables surround the perimeter of the space. The extensive use of marble and warm green tones creates an environment of quiet luxury and quality in which the shoes become the natural focus of attention.

Fletcher Design Hotel by KOLENIK, Amsterdam

March 26th, 2013

The decor of the hotel is inspired by Kolenik‘s own Eco Chic signature. “Eco Chic is aimed at durability. Besides homeliness, warmth and sustainability it also stands for minimalism and chic.

Douwe Egberts stand by studiomfd, Amsterdam

March 26th, 2013

The clear and iconic design encompasses various layers of information. At the top we have the striking lighting layer, attracting shoppers from a distance. Below this there is the information layer, furnished with chalkboards and two digital screens, and under these the two layers with products.

Joto Sake packaging by Parallax

November 13th, 2012

Joto is a range of artisanal Japanese sakes developed for the North American market. To Western consumers, traditional Japanese sake labelling is indecipherable and largely indistinguishable. Joto’s packaging opts for bold colour and infographics describing each sake’s brewing process and tasting notes.

CAFES! Picnic In The Park cafe by Designrock, Bath – UK

September 2nd, 2012

Designrock took time to understand the operational side of the café. Given the small footprint, the different journeys taken by the café staff and customers needed careful consideration to ensure that the space created was workable and efficient.

G-Shock Central store by Pennant & Triumph, Auckland

July 6th, 2012

The brief was to create a retail identity and concept store that met with the demand of both Casio Japan and fit the New Zealand market. The store is located in the very heart of Auckland’s CBD and the most Challenging aspect was the size at 15sqm so with this in mind a minimal urban design was decided as the best approach to take.

Jégbüfé NumberNowDesign & Ábris Gryllus, Budapest

May 15th, 2012

Jégbüfé (Ice Buffet) is a still living notion among the inhabitants of Budapest since 1952, when it was opened on the Square of the Franciscans. It is quite well-known; moreover it radiates the atmosphere of the great 50th’s.

POP UP! LiamGillickforPringleofScotland Pop-up store, Paris

January 25th, 2012

This special collection combines Pringle’s aesthetic & Liam Gillick accents on his favoritism for color block and architecture, it features the abstract combination of colors and the minimalism absorption the house is well known for, but without leaving its fun side

Crea concept store by Pitsou Kedem Architect, Tel-Aviv

September 19th, 2011

A small store of a Paris fashion house is situated in the heart of the Ramat Aviv Shopping Mall and invites customers inside, into a restrained and reserved world of design, a pure bubble almost completely encompassed by the loud and intensive marketing chaos of the surrounding mall.

Glacé Ice Cream branding design by Nathaniel Cooper

August 15th, 2011

The corresponding brand expression is clean, sophisticated and a nod to the owner’s love of modern minimalism. At the same time, copy and color palette make it feel fun and approachable. The logo also incorporates a sly tie to ice cream with circles that look like melting “drips” hitting the floor, while tailored graphic elements make the identity feel fashionable and unexpected in the category.

Plera pendant lamp by DZstudio

June 28th, 2011

The idea was to realize a small suspension lamp which could express minimalism but with the soft touch of the wood in opposition to the cold touch of porcelain. The inversion of a simple shape like that one of a funnel creates a really simple lamp, where the wood gives the last friendly touch in contrast to the elegant and classic appearance of the porcelain.

Manfredi Jewelry Store by De-spec, New York

June 23rd, 2011

Manfredi jewelry store is an international jewelry store originally from Italy with stores in Milan, Rome, Shanghai, and Tokyo. For the New York store, Manfredi was looking for a concept suitable for the new location on Park Avenue, NYC. De-spec identified the issues that would guide the design as the necessary change of speed that would need to occur for pedestrians to transition from walking at the necessary speed of survival on Park avenue to the speed necessary for viewing of jewelry. In addition the jewelry itself demanded a silent space and a level of minimalism that would reveal its journey.

Antonios Markos by Gonzalez & Haase, Athens

May 16th, 2011

The new Antonios Markos store in Kolonaki, Athens follows a gallery-inspired design regime, directing the visitor as if they were viewing an exhibition. Pierre Jorge Gonzalez and Judith Haase designed the architecture, lighting and furniture in this recent project, addressing the existing space and working within its constraints. Initially, the space resembles a minimalist gallery space.