Minimalist furniture found around the world.
BB Chair is a minimal chair designed by Paris-based CORPUS STUDIO for Lake Como Design Festival 2022. Neo-nomadism is the theme of this fourth edition, a concept that sweeps fluidly between real and digital life: a survey on new cultural and working nomadisms, on those that have always been present in the history of humanity and linked today to the gap economic and climate change.
Fundaments is a minimal furniture exhibition located in Antwerp, Belgium, created by Destroyers/Builders for valerie_traan gallery. Fundaments is the first solo exhibition by Linde Freya Tangelder at Valerie Traan Gallery, in which she reflects on the aspects that found her practice and presents and overview of the designs and processes that characterize her work.
Pedestal.08 is a minimal table created by Japan-based designer Luka Yasukawa. This table “Pedestal.08” has a structure that places the base for people and things one layer inside position from the symbolic outline of the table. As a result, this table has become a thing that beautifully coexists with both elements of quantity and quality while keeping the minimal outline.
Rhythm Table is a minimal table designed by Amsterdam-based architect Julius Taminiau in collaboration with Øde Design. The name “Øde” is derived from the place the tables are crafted – in a small factory established in 1754 – Udenhout, formerly known as Ødenhout. Ode means tribute, homage.
Neubau is a minimal stool created by Vienna-based designer Klemens Schillinger. Neubau is the result of experimenting with bending air-plywood over simple convex shapes. Resulting in two thin plywood shapes supporting each other to form a strong and stackable Object. Open for interpretation. It could be a stool, a plinth or a table.
EN Chair is a minimal chair created by Copenhagen-based designer Cecilie Manz for Maruni. This new project was born from the desire to create a wooden round table, paired with a chair, characterised by rounded motifs that gives a welcoming atmosphere. As Cecilie Manz explains, “a round table gives rise to a certain atmosphere and a sense of ‘being together’ – simply by virtue of its circular shape.
Kraken Mare is a minimal table created by Paris-based designer Nicolas Dorval-Bory Architectes. Titan is the largest moon of Saturn and the second-largest natural satellite in the Solar System. At an approximate distance of 10 Astronomical Units, it is the only moon known to have a dense atmosphere, and the only known body in space, other than Earth, where clear evidence of stable bodies of surface liquid has been found.
Mitla Sillas is a minimal chair created by Mexico City-based artist Pedro Reyes for Harmonious Contradictions, an exhibition in collaboration between MASA and Sotheby’s. Harmonious Contradiction is a group exhibition presenting eight contemporary artists producing polished bronze and brass floor works by Mexico City-based MASA Galeria, in conversation with a selection of post-war and contemporary works curated by Sotheby’s.
Archivio is a minimal furniture collection designed by Milan-based studio CARA \ DAVIDE. Archivio is a small table or bench constructed from a single sheet of archived marble. The idea was to repurpose the archived material, transforming it into an object using few and simple technologies.
Camber is a minimalist furniture collection consisting of a bench and stool created by Eindhoven-based designer Paul Coenen. The Camber bench and stool originated from the idea of manufacturing a piece of furniture from a single piece of sheet metal. The inclining angle of the seat formed the basis for the rest of the design, with each cut and fold having the same 5 degree angle.
Play Table is a minimal ping pong table designed by South Korea-based studios Strol x Yeongkyu Yoo. The Play table is not just a ping pong table. It entertains in many ways, but it still feels like a table. The dimensions were adjusted to fit homes rather than recreational spaces, and was retrofitted with a diverse range of accessories to support different modes of lifestyles. The magnetic rope net serves as a beautiful centerpiece.
LC Sofa is a minimal sofa created by Hangzhou-based atelier TELLS STUDIO. LC series locks the critical state that the sofa foam does not fully expand. The elliptical shape neutralizes the cold feeling of stainless steel, while the combination of roundness in Chinese culture was integrated within the LC series. The collection adopts the combination of black leather and stainless steel, and pays homage to Corbusier.
YO Chair is a minimal chair created by Japan-based designer Hamanishi DESIGN for QUON. YO chair is designed by Japan-based studio, Hamanishi DESIGN, and created by QUON, a chair manufacturer in Osaka, Japan. YO is a stackable universal chair that will function in different contexts, in the cafeteria, restaurants, or in the office.
Solidified Reflections is a minimal furniture collection created by Belgium-based designer Linde Freya Tangelder of Destroyers/Builders for Carwan Gallery. The project is the result of a collaboration between Linde Freya Tangelder, Carwan Gallery and IN Residence under the cultural patronage of Cassina.
Intersect is a minimal shelf created by Ghent-based designer Bram Vanderbeke. Intersect is an architectural shelf, stool and column composed out of different intersecting shapes. Roughly welded together, and treated with both a mechanical and manual sanding treatment. A spacious object that plays with reflection, massiveness and transparency.
Pompei is a limited-edition coffee table designed by Zurich based designer and artist Lisa Franzen for FRANZEN&CASA. The coffee table is composed of two materials – the two cylindric bases are made of Swiss marble Cristallina, sculptured by hand. This particular choice of material is a special homage to Switzerland.
Posit is a minimal table created by Sweden-based designer Karl-Johan Hjerling for Snickeriet. The expression of Posit stems from its assembly, which has been stripped down to the most rudimentary components. The glass top is glued to the glass frame and is meticulously slid on top of a perfectly fitted cedar base.
Homage Stool is a minimal stool created by Stockholm-based atelier Note Design Studio for Ariake. The Homage Stool can be seen as the extra seat by the dining table at home, as well as being the product that sets the tone of voice for a cafe or restaurant. A repeated “T” shaped junction supports the light seat and backrest.
Slab Collection 2 is a minimal furniture collection designed by Vancouver-based studio Union Wood Co. Canadian furniture studio, Union Wood Co, teamed up with Alyssa Lewis of Studio Block to design and build a series of seating called the Slab Collection. With increasing interest from both the design community and clients, the studios were inspired to expand on the collection with complementing tables, storage units, and accent tables.
BENCH is a minimal collection created by Berlin-based designer Konstantin Grcic for PLANK. Pushing creative boundaries while keeping an eye on industrialization. This simple formula could characterize the long-standing partnership between PLANK and Konstantin Grcic. 2022 sees the launch of their newest creations, BENCH and BENCH table.
Tacta Chair is a minimal chair created by London-based designer John Pawson for Passoni. The Tacta chair is the outcome of close and sustained dialogue with Tommaso Passoni. The design draws on their skill in shaping timber and reflects the strength of their engagement and their willingness to be flexible throughout the creative process.
Silver Root is a minimal sculptural object created by Copenhagen-based designer Caia Leifsdotter. Her creative approach never fails to take the historical and architectural framework into consideration, but Caisa’s speciality is creating balanced spaces through high contrast — juxtaposing traditional interiors with contemporary flair, or vice versa. The piece can be used standalone or as a base for marble top.
Sculptural Minimalism is a design approach by Kristina Dam Studio that was exhibited during 3daysofdesign. The clean, honest, and contemporary designs epitomize Kristina Dam Studio – conceptualized in their anniversary piece: The Frame Sculpture. The interplay between light and shadow, graphic shapes and interior functions frames Sculptural Minimalism for private and public spaces.