minimalist design

Jose Hurtados’s Extraordinary Hubless Twist Bike Can be Turned into a Tandem

Jose Hurtados’s Extraordinary Hubless Twist Bike Can be Turned into a Tandem

We're not sure how comfortable it will be to sit on the Twist's saddle, which pivots on the same arm as the handlebars, or how easily the bike will come to a stop with the hubless wheels, but the

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Gartnerfuglen’s Portable Fishing Shack Has Walls Made of Ice

Gartnerfuglen’s Portable Fishing Shack Has Walls Made of Ice

This past winter we saw all kinds of amazing buildings constructed completely from ice and snow – and now we can add this frigid, ice-walled fishing shack to the list. Called

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Cantilevered 2-Toned Treehouse Disappears into a Forest in Australia

Cantilevered 2-Toned Treehouse Disappears into a Forest in Australia

Situated on a steep slope above Separation Creek in Victoria, the Treehouse is reminiscent of the area's 1950s fibro shack vernacular architecture. It is clad in cement sheet and lined with vertical

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Tiny Meditation Pavilion Sits Ever-So-Quietly Amidst Vermont’s Green Mountains

Tiny Meditation Pavilion Sits Ever-So-Quietly Amidst Vermont’s Green Mountains

It's hard to imagine a more perfect site to build a meditation structure than among mountains, loose stone walls, forest, wildflowers, and woodland paths. And just because it's small doesn't mean that the

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Industrial Chic Dining Pods Pop up at Fabbrica Restaurant in The Netherlands

Industrial Chic Dining Pods Pop up at Fabbrica Restaurant in The Netherlands

Fabbrica Rotterdam has a similar layout but the difference between that restaurant and the new one in Bergen lies in the materials. Whereas Rotterdam is shiny and glittery with massive chandeliers hanging

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Trollstigen Plateau: 500,000 Sq. Feet of Gorgeous Pathways Overlooking Norway

Trollstigen Plateau: 500,000 Sq. Feet of Gorgeous Pathways Overlooking Norway

One of the most important elements of this project was to ensure that the materials used would have a negligible impact on the extraordinary environment in which a visitor center and 500,000 square feet

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Za Bor Builds a Beautiful Sea Wave Gazebo for a Russian Reality TV Show

Za Bor Builds a Beautiful Sea Wave Gazebo for a Russian Reality TV Show

The designers wanted to create a complex, dynamic gazebo that wouldn't detract from the existing site. It was not only important to them that the helical structure fit in with nature instead of attempting

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Chinese Architects Tap Tibetan Expertise in Award-Winning Niyang River Visitor Center Design

Chinese Architects Tap Tibetan Expertise in Award-Winning Niyang River Visitor Center Design

Standing on a concrete foundation, the minimalist stone building is covered with aga clay - a waterproofing and heat insulation material commonly used in Tibetan vernacular architecture. It is also useful

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Swags’ Ultralight Waterproof Backpack Bed Provides Aid to Homeless

Swags’ Ultralight Waterproof Backpack Bed Provides Aid to Homeless

Swags for the Homeless is an Australian non-profit organization that has been getting global attention for its Backpack Bed. The contemporary light-weight backpack can be quickly converted into a full

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Beautiful Roldan School Keeps Cool Under a Cover of Green

Beautiful Roldan School Keeps Cool Under a Cover of Green

In order to accommodate new students, Huma Arquitectura relied on a horizontal plan of home-styled buildings linked together that can be easily expanded. The interior has been left quite raw, using less

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Minimalist Home 06 is a Clean Green-Walled Haven in Amsterdam

Minimalist Home 06 is a Clean Green-Walled Haven in Amsterdam

The kitchen and wardrobe space are situated close to the entrance while the bedroom and bathroom are tucked towards the back of the house, giving the owners more privacy. Apart from smatterings of wood

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Brilliant Eco-Business Card Can Be Printed on Practically Anything

Brilliant Eco-Business Card Can Be Printed on Practically Anything

Eco-friendly consultants are sure to turn green with envy when they see Andrea Romani’s brilliant Ecological Business Card design. The concept consists of a simple stamp that can be used to print

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