It is required by some austerity impersonal, the game shapes and geometric lines, but also through innovative materials.
Among the pioneers of minimalist design include names of architects and designers such as Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, John Pawson, Eduardo Souto de Moura, lvaro Siza, Tadao Ando, Alberto Campo Baeza, Yoshio Taniguchi, Peter Zumthor, Hugh Newell Jacobsen, Vincent Van Duysen, Claudio Silvestrin, Michael Gabellini or Richard Gluckman. A big influence on Asian style and tradition had regarding development of locations with fewer components required and discrete set so as to create a pleasant environment. De Stijl deepened this kind of arrangement, expressing the idea of the basics – lines and plans arranged so that the end result to be at least satisfactory if not spectacular.
The architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe is the one who chose the motto Less is more “to describe the aesthetics of this style, symbolizing art arrangement of elements strictly necessary for ambiental a space and creating a simplicity visually pleasing. The essence of creating an ambient minimalist rely on rules of repetition elements of the same kind and games of lines and planes, and the chromatic.
The result should consist in a space where the center of interest consists of several pieces of furniture simple as lines and shapes, but precious or at least interesting by materials were created, complemented by a lamp, a rug or a chair, a coffee table, which together will provide a feeling of space unique.
The paradox is that, despite the use of only a few items of furniture, lighting and decorative objects, space is very inviting. The amazement should not still be too high if you go back to the adage less is more “the famous architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. He was among the first to prove that you can create objects and spaces minimalist exquisite beauty, using only forms geometric elementary and finishing innovative. We can not neglect still no influence and inspiration of Japanese origin on the style, and I mean simplicity exquisitely elegant, the attention that they give study lines and forms, and the introduction of elements of plant origin -Type (plants, flowers, branches of trees).
Analyzing Chapter chromatic generally relies on more than two predominant colors (including the non-colors black and white), and a third color accents. The goal is that each element is assigned by positioning and correlating it with other objects, the best exploitation visual aesthetics, but practicofunctionala. The beauty of decorating minimalist complement and using an ambient light appropriate, including candlelight but also unusual and extravagant texture of a sofa, armchair, curtains or cushions of. To enhance the beauty of lines and forms in a certain area, they can use contrasts more obvious color or texture.
Our school minimalist style:
Minimalism – in design and architecture, the subject (theme) is reduced and stylized only necessary elements. It is inspired and influenced by the tradition of decorating in remote areas of Asia (China, Japan). In Europe it appears as modernist styles De Stijl (Holland – 1917), Bauhaus (Germany), International Style, Art Deco.
Colors – generally use more than two predominant colors (including the non- white-black), and a third color for accents.
Materials preference for varnished surfaces, nickel, steel, glass.