Minimalism

Minimalism emerged during the modernist movement, with a reaction against overindulgence and the exclusivity of the art and design world, instead focusing on the notion of ‘less is more’. Architect Miles Van Der Rohe was one of the initial innovators of this design aesthetic with refined skyscrapers, the use of ‘new’ high quality materials (concrete,…

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Scandinavian

A LITTLE HISTORY Within the realm of the modernist movement and minimalism, Scandinavian style was formed in Nordic countries such as Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland. These countries had experienced a far calmer and more settled political and economic climate during the 20thcentury. A humanist and composed approach to design was produced with clean lines,…

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Focus: Kim & Kanye’s Minimalist Home

When it comes to minimalist interiors, there cannot be another home more absolute and encompassing of this style than that of global superstars Kim Kardashian and Kanye West. Enlisting the expertise of Belgium designer Axel Vervoordt, this suburban mansion was transformed into a radical work of art, driven by expansive light, magnificent proportions and a…

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Terracotta Palette

When Dulux announced their colour for 2019 was Spiced Honey it reignited my love for rich and earthy Mediterranean shades, and throughout the year I have been drawn to Terracotta tones –   like my new dusty pink cushions or the Pinterest board I obsessively add to. Terracotta is a subtly sophisticated palette that can energise…

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Rainbow Palette

RED This bathroom is luxurious as the bold red walls make the room feel modern and sophisticated. The symbolism of red in interior design is often associated with confidence, high passion and power, illustrated in this bathroom as it is a small space turned into a focal feature area in a home. The large inviting…

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