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Entries in minimalism (55)

Sunday
May242015

When old and new come together

I can't get enough of lofts...and this one is a really cool mix of fold and new. Located in Russia (or Latvia?) this 2 story apartment was renovated with ideas of keeping it minimalist and bright, and to show a contrast of eras while preserving the original features. The windows are incredible, and while the kitchen seems dark which would make me crazy, I really like the rest of the open layout. Via The Village.  

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Monday
May182015

Stones

So much more than a pile of stones. The transformation of a ramshackle series of buildings into a minimalist, contemporary home is a thing of beauty while showing respect for place, materials and history. Rustic yet ultra modern the stone house in Scaiano, Switzerland by Wespi de Meuron Romeo Architects.

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Thursday
May072015

Sparse but pretty

Sparse but pretty. Not much else to say but that this apartment provides such a beautiful backdrop for just about any design style. Architect: Erico Navazo. Photos: Juan Baraja

Monday
Apr272015

A couple of new projects by extrArchitecture

Maddalena Cannarsa of extrArchitecture is an Italian architect living in London, and Jo featured her flat a while back here. She emailed recently wanting to share a couple of her recent projects with us. This first project is the interior design refurbishment of a home in Notting Hill. The flooring is beautiful (wide plank all the way!) and the kitchen is simple and sleek. 

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Tuesday
Apr212015

Oscar V

I will never be a minimalist, but after clearing out 2 rooms of crap to make room for the feral cats (and now it's piled around the house), I wish I could be. Instead I will stare dreamily at photos such as these and wonder what it would be like. Via Belgium architecture and design firm Oscar V

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