Modern furniture often blurs the line between design and art. Sculptural forms and sinuous curves make even a humble chair look like a decorative object in a living space. Here, you can find a wide range of modern minimalist furniture, as captured in photographs of architectural and interior design projects. This page also features collections created by renowned brands and limited-edition pieces that provide a great source of inspiration, whether you want to transform a living room or an outdoor space. Designed with contemporary lifestyles in mind, these pieces of furniture also feature convenient assembly methods and modular systems.
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An Australian company that makes minimalist but fun furniture, lighting and home accessories. [dropcap]F[/dropcap]ounded in 2014 by Adam Lynch and Dale Hardiman, Dowel Jones is an award-winning Australian brand that makes pr...
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A stylish and sustainably made armchair designed with wider armrests and an extra-spacious seat. Designed by global architecture and design firm Foster + Partners for furniture brand Benchmark, the OVO chair collection keeps style, comfort, and sustainability in perfect balance. The range comprises three minimalist designs: an armchair, a stackable chair, and a
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A distinctive chair made with a blend of solid beech wood and flexible fabric rope. Following their previous three collections designed for Matiazzi, French designers Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec created another stylish piece of furniture for the Italian company. The Filo chair
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A collection of Scandinavian-inspired furniture. Founded by designers Chris Martin and Magnus Elebäck, Massproductions is a Swedish furniture brand that makes modernist, Scandinavian-in...
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A bench designed with three stacked timber elements. Finnish brand Vaarnii produces solid wood furniture that blurs the line between brutalist and rustic design. For its first collection, the company used locally sourced, solid wood pine to craft products that are both minimalist and bold. The AA Bench showcases the br...
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Minimalist furniture created in a collaborative project between the designer and artisan. In 2019, Amsterdam-based Studio the Future initiated a project that explored a new way of producing furniture. The experiment focused on the idea of creating a direct dialogue between designers and craftspeople. And the goal? To achieve a be...
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A collection of stools, benches and side tables made from solid wood and a melange wool fabric. Founded by Malgorzata Knobloch and Igor Wiktorowicz, Witamina D Projekt (Vitamin D Project) is a design firm and furniture brand that makes beautiful, creative produc...
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[dropcap]A[/dropcap]s working from home has become the standard instead of the exception, creating a comfortable and practical workspace is incredibly important. A home office desk for modern living spaces should look beautiful but it should also offer the right blend of function and flexibility. After all, many pieces of furniture and home accessories are multi-functional, so why would a home ...
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A 'new-century' take on mid-century modern chairs. Vancouver-based brand Edits Design produces furniture that offers a new expression of mid-century modern design. The company calls this visual language “new-century modern.” Their first collection of the Edits Design Circus chair showcases this style perfectly. The series pro...
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A celebration of the resilience and beauty of Portuguese cork. More often than not, sustainable design draws inspiration from nature. The Burnt Cork furniture series is no exception. Created by French designer Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance and produced through his own Portugal-based studio Made in Situ, this collection celebrates the beauty of Portuguese landscapes, renowned cork forests, a...
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A practical, natural wood folding chair. Designed by Cologne-based design studio Kaschkasch for Swedish brand Karl Andersson & Söner, Colo is a versatile chair created with both comfort and flexibility in mind. The name pays homage to the city of Cologne,
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A design that celebrates the spirit of the Memphis Group on its 40th anniversary. In 1981, a group of designers and artists led by Ettore Sottsass launched the Memphis movement that defied the “modernist dictatorship” with bold, colorful, pop art, and futuristic furniture and objects. To achieve their design vision, t...
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Artistic designs inspired by the Atomic Age and the world of a seabird. Launched during Milan Design Week 2021, these two collections from Scapin Collezioni show why Italian design is a world leader when it comes to artistic flair, creativity, and innovation. Designers and artists
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A solid oak collection that explores the way different cultures relate to the act of resting. Sitting is an action most people perform without thinking. And while that is true for all cultures, how people sit and rest can vary from one country to another. This is the concept that lies at the heart of the Low Collection. Created by Benni Allan, founder of architecture and design practi...
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A multifunctional collection of modular tables, benches, and sofas designed for virtually any space. Designed by Paris-based brothers Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec for Emeco, the company responsible for the iconic Navy Chair, the Truss collection perf...
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A table collection inspired by the magic of theater. Designed by Italian architecture and industrial design studio 967 Arch for furniture brand Saba Italia, the Teatro Magico (Magic Theater) collection brings a ...
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A sculptural steel side table with a distinctive design. New York-based design studio and experimental research lab All We Value creates products, lighting, and furniture that bring a sense of wonder and playfulness to living spaces. For example, their Bubble Lamp fea...
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A barn-like glass greenhouse designed for a Michelin-starred restaurant. Part of the Karimoku Case Study series, the no. 6 project involved the design of a new location for the Michelin-starred ÄNG restaurant. Architecture and design firm Norm Architects, who are also creative directors of Japanese lifestyle brand ...
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A creative concept for a multi-functional storage unit. In the era of modular furniture and multi-functional products, it’s getting increasingly harder to stand out from the crowd. Stuttgart- based designer Deniz Aktay succeeds with an imaginative and playful design. Although only a concept for now, Crossbred showcases the cr...
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A new design brand that produces timeless furniture and home accessories inspired by Japanese craftsmanship. Tokyo-based design brand Koyori aims to introduce the distinct Japanese aesthetics and craftsmanship traditions to the world. The company collaborates with international, award-winning designers to create timeless furnitur...
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[dropcap]I[/dropcap]talian designer Mario Alessiani belongs to the so-called Millennial Generation of designers, which is not determined by a particular discipline but rather by their ideas, curiosity, and unbridled enthusiasm for solving complex problems across a broad perspective. Working in areas ranging from product, lighting, ...
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Two new designs that join a flagship furniture collection. Mexican furniture company Dórica uses natural materials like wood and marble to make timeless products that balance abstract concepts with minimalist design and traditional craftsmanship...
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An ingenious 4-in-1 chair design. Modular designs and adjustable systems make contemporary furniture incredibly convenient and practical, but the Reversible chair takes versatility and flexibility to a whole new level. Created by Swiss designer Nicola Stäubli, the chair
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An armrest version of the popular Akademia chair. Introduced by Finnish furniture brand Nikari during Stockholm Design Week 2022, the new Akademia Armrest keeps the same clean lines of the popular Akademia chair, originally launched in 2019. This new versi...
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A collection of contemporary furniture and home accessories that pay homage to the Bauhaus movement. In the world of contemporary design and architecture, Bauhaus emerges as one of the most enduring influences. You can see it everywhere, from elegant timepieces to
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A collection of sustainable wood furniture designed with function in mind. Created by Oxford-based designer Michael Buick, Pegg is an ingeniously simple and practical collection of furniture specially designed for modern lifestyles. Buick retrained as a designer after working for years in the renewable energy industry; he dec...
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A cozy and timeless lounge chair designed with a folding frame. Following the introduction of the elegant FK Bookcase designed by Fabricius & Kastholm, Carl Hansen & Søn has announced the launch of another fine piece of furniture created by the Danish design duo: the Plico Chair. Originally mad...
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A versatile furniture collection designed for leisure areas and informal work spaces. Designed by the Iratzoki Lizaso design studio for furniture brand Alki, Egon offers a complete solution to furnish a leisure space or an informal work area in style...
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[dropcap]V[/dropcap]iewing design as the opportunity to contribute to the lives of the individual and the community, Sam Hecht and Kim Colin of London-based Industrial Facility have been improving the things we live with for the last 20 years. By focusing on their products' effectiveness and simplicity of use, they strive to give clients more with less. Pragmatists in every sense, the two desig...
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