Posts tagged softminimal
Amazonia
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The scenic landscape amid the mountainous topography and dense vegetation of the Amazon rain forest in São Paulo – is the backdrop for the Jungle House – designed by Brazilian Studio MK27 to optimize the connection between nature and the architectural elements.

 
 
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Studio MK27 Jungle House
 
 
Favela Chair by Fernando and Humberto Campana. Pin (Brazilian pinus wood). Produced by Edra for the Salone del Mobile, Milan, 2003

Fernando & Humberto Campana

Favela Chair
Natural Brazilian Pinus Wood
Produced by Edra, Italy (2003)

The Campana brothers are among Brazil’s foremost contemporary furniture designers. Inspired by their country’s vernacular culture, they combine everyday objects in unexpected ways, often waste materials like rope, cardboard, plastic tubing, and aluminum wire, to make their singular creations.

 
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José Zanine Caldas | Wood | Brazil, circa 1970

José Zanine Caldas

Sculpted Solid Wood Chair, Brazil, (ca. 1970)

A self­-taught artist, designer and architect, best known for his signature style transforming wood into organic, sculptural pieces.

 
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Geatano Pesce | Resin Vase

Gaetano Pesce
Spaghetti Vase in Resin
New York/Italy, (1995) for Fish Design

Known for his imaginative use of shape and color, Pesce's exuberant work is characterized by its individuality and experiment with industrial materials like polyurethane foam, resin, and plastics.

 
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An artwork by the Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson illuminates the concrete stairwell.

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Joaquim Tenreiro | Cane and Rosewood Armchair | Brazil, circa 1958

Joaquim Tenreiro
Cane and Rosewood Armchair, Brazil (ca. 1958)

Referred to often as the father of Brazilian Modernism, Tenreiro championed furniture that was “formally light” working in wicker and tropical hardwoods to suit the hot climate of Brazil.

 
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Photography is by Fernando Guerra

Studio MK27

La Ligne
 
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Located among the open fields on the island Ekerö outside of Stockholm, this stylish home in graphic black & white with a linear quality, belongs to blogger and interior stylist Annaleena – who also designs minimalist clothing rails and furniture as seen in this weeks story.

 
 
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Table Setting With Black Porcelain, Natural Linen & Marble

 
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Side Tables by H&M Home

 
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Circular Clothing Rail by Annaleena Interiors

 
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Mobile Pendant by Michael Anastassiades

 
 
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Stone Table by Annaleena Interiors

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Clothes by La Ligne

 
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The beautiful home of Annaleena was photographed by Kristofer Johnsson

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Land of The Long White Cloud
Scrubby Bay House | Residential Farmhouse Design by Patterson Associates
 

This residential farmhouse is set as the centre piece of a remote, symmetrical and thundering surf beach. It is sited on one of New Zealand’s iconic coastal sheep and cattle stations on the South Island – accessed only by helicopter or by farm track. Designed for an expatriate owner by Patterson Associates.

This week also features Toni Brogan, a New Zealand artist based in New York with a studio in the Catskills, where she creates soft, sculptural works in the woven medium.

Aotearoa is the Maori name for the country of New Zealand. The literal translation of Aotearoa is Land of The Long White Cloud.

 
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Scrubby Bay House | Residential Farmhouse Design by Patterson Associates
Soft Sculpture Woven Art by Toni Brogan
 

Soft Sculpture Woven Art by Toni Brogan

 
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Scrubby Bay House | Residential Farmhouse Design by Patterson Associates
Soft Sculpture Woven Art by Toni Brogan
 

Soft Sculpture Woven Art by Toni Brogan

 
A 19th Century Maori Woven Flax & Feather Kete

A 19th Century Maori Woven Flax & Feather Kete

Scrubby Bay House | Residential Farmhouse Design by Patterson Associates
Scrubby Bay House | Residential Farmhouse Design by Patterson Associates
Scrubby Bay House | Residential Farmhouse Design by Patterson Associates
 
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Sans [ceuticals] Without Harmful Ingredients by New Zealand Hair & Beauty Icon Lucy Vincent
 

Sans [ceuticals] Without Harmful Ingredients by New Zealand Hair & Beauty Icon Lucy Vincent

 
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Soft Sculpture Woven Art by Toni Brogan

Soft Sculpture Woven Art by Toni Brogan

 
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Photos courtesy of Simon DeVitt & Stephen Goodenough via Pattersson Associates
Soft Sculpture Woven Art by
Toni Brogan

Verdure
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Located in Sri Lanka, K House is a secluded beach front villa surrounded by lush greenery and breath-taking views designed by Copenhagen-based Norm Architects. This soft, minimal space creates the backdrop for New York-based illustrator Sara Singh's strikingly fluid watercolor and ink drawings of tropical verdure.

 
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Aloe Vera Illustration by Sara Singh

Aloe Vera Illustration by Sara Singh

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Stinky Fruit Illustration by Sara Singh

Stinky Fruit Illustration by Sara Singh

 
 
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Scraggly Illustration by Sara Singh

Scraggly Illustration by Sara Singh

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Rosa Sandals by ATP Atelier

Rosa Sandals by ATP Atelier

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Elephant Ear Illustration by Sara Singh

Elephant Ear Illustration by Sara Singh

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Leaves Illustration by Sara Singh

Leaves Illustration by Sara Singh

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Photos courtesy of Norm Architects

Illustrations by Sara Singh and you can also find her here

Sense & Sensibility
Sense Copenhagen Apartment by Natalie Dubrovska
 

The new project 'Sense' by Ukraine-based interior designer Natalie Dubrovska seduces and draws you into the soft and minimal space of this Copenhagen apartment.

A muted color palette, textures of natural materials with gold accents and carefully curated furniture creates beautiful harmony.

 
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Sense Copenhagen Apartment by Natalie Dubrovska
 

Open plan layout allows for the natural light to flood the space.

 
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Sense Copenhagen Apartment by Natalie Dubrovska
 

Semi-transparent, perforated brass shutters.

 
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Sense Copenhagen Apartment by Natalie Dubrovska
Sense Copenhagen Apartment by Natalie Dubrovska
 

Bathroom in terrazzo and concrete with brass elements.

 
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Design by Studio Dubrovska

 

Design Directory

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  1. Milo Baughman Three-Legged Velvet Armchair designed in the 1960s

  2. Jaime Hayon Mezcla Side Table for andTradition

  3. Jørn Utzon Utzon Pendant for andTradition

  4. Jaime Hayon Forakami Paper Lantern for andTradition

  5. Hay Slit XL Side Table in Brass

  6. Parachute Linen Bedding Set