Private Extension and Refurbishment of The Runners House in England by AR Design Studio

The AR Design Studio designed the private extension and refurbishment of The Runners House, a minimalist home located in Winchester, England. Description by the AR Design Studio: Nestled along a leafy lane on the outskirts of Winchester sits Kilham House. Once a tired building with a confusing layout, the house now boasts a contemporary update that really transforms the house into the five-bedroomed family home that it desperately needed to […]


Minimalist Q1 Apartment in Russia by Modom Studio

St Petersburg-based Modom Studio designed the Q1 Apartment, a minimalist 89 square meter residence in Russia. Description by Modom Studio: Mobile pair, 50% of their time conducting business trips, acquired two studios through the wall at 44 meters, one for life, another for rent, but plans changed … The core of the project is to design a single open space with the absolute use of white always honest and clean, […]


Gorgeous Residence in Iceland with Volcanic Stone Wall by PK Arkitektar

Iceland-based PK Arkitektar  designed this gorgeous and minimally white private residence in Reykjavik with slabs of red volcanic stone wall that hides the entrance to the house. Description by PK  Arktektar: This private residence is located in a compact suburban neighborhood and the plot slopes down from street level towards its southwest corner. The house was conceived to be viewed from the street as a singular solid mass and its […]


Minimalist Råman House in Sweden by Claesson Koivisto Rune

Architectural and design firm Claesson Koivisto Rune converted an abandoned former school in the middle of nature in Baldringe, Sweden into this simple and serene residence called Råman House. Their client is Sweden’s most renowned designer of glass, Ingegerd Råman. Description by Claesson Koivisto Rune: The rooms have been transformed into an open plan, calm white space that enjoys daylight through the surrounding high windows of the old classrooms. The […]


Beautifully Simple Home Studio in Via Bertola by Studio Ata

Italian architecture firm Studio Ata have designed the renovation of this minimalist Home Studio Apartment located in Via Bertola, Italy that was completed in 2007. Description by Studio Ata: In the heart of Turin, just a short walk from Piazza Castello, in a building 800, there was a flat characterized by a thick wall plug that bisected the space. From the compositional point of view, the service rooms were backing the […]


Uniquely Built Villa Kanousan in Japan by Yuusuke Karasawa Architects

Yuusuke Karasawa Architects have designed this simple yet definitely eye-catching Villa Kanousan located in Kimitsu, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. The residence takes a unique cube form and as you enter inside you would be at awe with its very peculiar look. Description by Yuusuke Karasawa Architects: This is a weekend cottage situated within the deep mountainous area of midlands in Bousou Peninsula. The site is located in Kanou Mountain, Kimitsu city. An […]


Interesting Appartement Spectral by Bétillon / Dorval‐Bory

Paris-based architects Raphaël Bétillon and Nicolas Dorval‐Bory  have renovated a small studio apartment into an interesting loft designed with a striking yellow accent. The ‘Appartement Spectral’ is illuminated with yellow bulbs coming from a low-pressure sodium lighting. The monochromatic light shed by the bulbs gives off a whimsical feeling that allows the minimalist design of the place look a bit more spacious. [via ignant]


Minimalist Writer's Studio

Check out this really nice and simple writer’s studio in Ghent, New York, designed by Cooper Joseph Studio. The people behind the firm says that they are inspired by boundless room for innovation, but often find that natural finishes and local elements give a project a sense of authencity responding to the specifics of site, program, budget and schedule.    [via contemporist]


Rustic Minimalist + Weekend Home

Do you think the exterior look unique? That’s because most of it was salvaged from a 200-year-old Canadian barn. Here’s the renovated home of Vincent Herbert, CEO of Le Pain Quotidien and wife Laurence Verbeke. It is located in Remsenburg, New York. Francis D’Haene of D’Apostrophe Design is the creative designer who looked over the transformation. It has a minimalist vibe but still retains the rustic charm of a weekend home. Cosy, perfect for the holidays […]


Amazingly Humble Minimalist Home

Sou Fujimoto Architects House N project, completed in 2008.   [via dwellinggawker]