The reduction of architectural elements to their bare essentials, using concrete to create clean looking forms without any ornamental value.
German creative and artist Christine Erhard has been mixing mediums with her Constructivist and Modernist inspired photographs.
Fritz Baumann makes minimalistic furniture that’s both artistic and sculptural, also functional. We showcase some behind the scenes shots at his workshop in Munich.
German artist Michael Cleff uses a mixture of plaster moulds and hand building techniques to create these fresh and contemporary architectural forms out of stoneware clay.
The ‘Solo’ furniture series is a versatile, unique, and cost-efficient chair/stool designed by German creative Nitzan Cohen for Italian furniture manufacturer Mattiazzi.
The 621 side tables were made as a companion product to the 620 Chair, designed by Dieter Rams in 1962, and have just been re-released by Vitsoe in 2014.
This project by Judith Seng and Alex Valder caught my eye. It’s slightly different to what we’d usually showcase here, but examines the unusual relationship between art and design through glass.
Alexander Brenner’s interiors seem to be a study in simplicity and flexibility, the tones inside are quiet with lots of versatile fixtures. Some might think this purity is austere, but to me it has a calming effect.
There are some fascinating connections between different projects that have made it up on the site, I often look back at older articles in each category and notice little details that link them all together. Strangely enough my taste has stayed quite consistent over the years and, although I know it will mature and develop, I can’t see it changing too much in the future. One designer that I’ve mentioned many times over the last few years …
Designer Eric Degenhardt has really impressed me with the progression of his own work, which can be clearly seen in his portfolio showcased on his studio website.