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10 Finishes And Furnishings For The Modern Minimalist

The modern minimalist aesthetic of the SOL collection by Sarah Ellison

From clean lines to monochrome, imperfect finishes to monomateriality, there are many facets of minimalism in the world of interior design. Here are ten of our favourite products for achieving a modern, minimalist aesthetic.

So much more than an aesthetic, minimalism is a way of life. Gone are the days when a ‘minimalist’ aesthetic could be interpreted as one void of colour or character. Today, no matter your aesthetic inclinations – be they toward opulence or wabi sabi – mastering the art of modern, minimalist aesthetic lies in material choices; furnishings and finishes alike.

Vipp Kitchen from Cult Design

A Vipp kitchen is a modular concept. Think of it like building block – there are four types of modules; island, island with seating, wall and tall modules. Each module can be built with predefined units of your choice.



Extrasoft sofa from Living Divani

The modern minimalist interior design aesthetic of Redfern Warehouse by Ian Moore Architects has an orange white green and grey colour paletteRedfern Warehouse by Ian Moore Architects, photographed by Roy Gardiner

A modular sofa with a casual aspect and a soft, more yielding and malleable comfort. Cosy and restful seats which can be placed next to each other in a geometrical configuration, but with irregular contours.

Living Divani


Arch chair by Sarah Ellison

Sarah Ellison SOL collection of furniture is a light-hearted take on modern minimalism

As cute as it is sturdy, Arch’s strong column legs and soft moulded seat are an exercise in sculptural chair design. A seat of moulded and shaped ply encased in layers of oak veneer, atop 4 solid oak legs.

Sarah Ellison


Post Wall Lamp by Earnest Studio for Muuto

Post Wall Lamp by Earnest Studio for Muuto Spring 2020

The Post Wall Lamp is an innovative lighting design with an archetypal appearance, graphic character and forward-thinking functionalities.



Dekton Olimpo by Cosentino

Inspired by the highest quality Carrara, Dekton® Olimpo is for the most discerning tastes. The colour shows the elegance of greyish veins on top of a while background, bringing life and unbeatable sheen for a timeless monochrome kitchen. Known for its smart surfaces, Cosentino elevates kitchen design with its award-winning Dekton® ultra-compact material.



Bloom coat stand from Formae

Bloom takes form from a measured and essential sign, as a valet stand with an iconic shape and a strong character: close to an elegant and light sculpture, it gracefully takes place in the spaces of our daily life, to welcome the clothes of our wardrobe with impeccable efficiency.



Half Dome Lamp by Naoto Fukasawa for Kettal

Designed by Japanese product designer Naoto Fukasawa for Kettal, the Half Dome Lamp is inspired by the moon.

The moonlight has a particular size of diameter as people imagine it.‎ The dimension of Half Dome light follows our image of the moonlight size.‎ This outdoor light, suspended over the structure, seems to be the moonlight.‎



Paloma series tiles from National Tiles

Auchenflower House by DAH Architecture is a playfully modern take on the traditional QueenslanderAuchenflower House by DAHA, photographed by Scott Burrows

Inspired by Arabic Zellige tiles and boasting a lustrous glaze with dramatic tonal variations, the Spanish-made Paloma series is the epitome of contemporary sophistication.

National Tiles


LC7 Outdoor Collection chairs from Cassina

An icon with a versatile and functional soul, the LC7 was designed in 1927 by Charlotte Perriand for her own apartment in the Place Saint-Sulpice in Paris and reissued by Cassina for outdoor use in 2019.



Tesa chair by Artisan Furniture

The Tesa chair’s form is soft, spherical and smooth, reminiscent of timbers’ natural growth. It’s flowing structure is pleasantly inviting, sculptural in shape, with minimalist use of materials and very comfortable.


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