Re-inventing the classics never looked more minimal. The semi-invisible watch has been designed and the creative mind behind it is a mysterious designer, named Roderick who submitted his work in Tokyoflash. What led him to the form of his final product, was his decision to simplify the stereotypical analog watch. Roderick explains: “The hands of [...]
Do you need a refresher on your art movements? Luckily Moroccan France-based designer Amahouo Outmane has created this awesome poster series to keep you from confusing art movements such as Surrealism from Dadaism, while referencing major motifs from each movement in a simple, minimalist design language. Over 15 different movements are represented here.
Isreali born, New York based artist Ron Gilad is fascinated with philosophizing about the common objects we live with. His latest body of work “Spaces” deals most directly with architecture. A series of coffee tables, for example, resemble line drawings of houses in three dimensions. Based on plans found online, each is made from a [...]
This project by photography student Emily Grundon highlights what she calls “Unspaces”, spaces created solely through her framing. Because I am so graphically inclined as well, I too often notice the inappreciable lines, like corners meeting with interesting shadows and the effect of light on the most trivial of places. I can really appreciate the [...]
German photographer Frank Hülsbömer has made a trademark for himself by delivering scientific and conceptually minimalistic art to various international magazines. Reminiscent of the abstract photography of Moholy-Nagy, his work indicates the recent rediscovery of abstraction and geometrical work in contemporary art.
Norwegian artist Kjell Varvin is well known for his installations which I would describe as constructed geometric minimalism. The artist takes found objects and creates temporary ways to make them coexist in a kind of “vulnerable harmony”.