Recent Examples of minimalism from the Web
Stay Dear HotelA five-minute walk from the heart of Conde Duque, this two-year-old boutique hotel overlooking Plaza de España strikes an ideal balance between minimalism and luxury.
In the late ’80s, the Austrian’s minimalism seemed a response to the campy femininity of Thierry Mugler and Jean-Paul Gaultier.
Rather than restrict himself to reels, jigs, laments, strathspeys and other traditional bagpipe styles, Welch draws from classical, rock, avant-garde, Indonesian Gamelan music, minimalism, microtonality and more.
The iOS web browser is another casualty of iOS’s minimalism, because Apple designers removed important security indicators.
Reebok sneakers have never been known for minimalism.
But at the time, some of the only young sneaker brands on the luxury market were Golden Goose and Common Projects, which introduced clean leather sneakers that embodied a kind of quiet preciousness, also known as minimalism.
Thanks to Apple, attention to detail has become synonymous with minimalism.
And thanks to Instagram, which exposed shoppers to everything from Scandi minimalism to L.A. surf culture, there’s a wider diversity in styles seen across Paris.
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In the 1960s, a few composers, including Philip Glass, Steve Reich, and John Adams, began writing music inspired by the music of India and Southeast Asia, often with a quick pulsing beat and chords that are repeated quickly over and over while small changes are slowly introduced. Minimalist art, which began appearing around the same time, tries to strip away all personal elements, often leaving only pure geometric forms; you may have seen the plain silver boxes of Donald Judd, or the straight neon tubes of Bruce Nauman. In literature, the stripped-down fiction of Samuel Beckett and Raymond Carver is often considered minimalist. But there's a real question whether these various types of minimalism should even be considered the same concept.
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