Blog Post Three, Part One

Minimalist Design

Minialism can be used to describe something that is simple and purified, it focuses on the essentials, where less is more. In New York the movement begain in 1960’s as artists experimented with geometic abstraction. Minimalism in design can be used to focus on one or few subjects and create a sense of scale, below are a few examples.

Agnes Martin


Agnes Martin, Untitled #10, 2002, acrylic and graphite on canvas, 60″ x 60″ (152.4 cm x 152.4 cm) © 2019 Estate of Agnes Martin / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Agnes Martin Friendship 1963

Agnes Martin was an abstact painter, her works can be reffered to as minimalist as she used subdued tones and a limited colour pallete in lines and girds with subltle colours.

Donald Judd

Donald Judd’s Bedroom
Donald Judd, Untitled, 1991, Enameled aluminum

Donald Judd’s pieces explore minimalism through furnature, design and architcture. His bedroom reflects a minimalistic envorinment, with white walls and a large space with no furnature other than his bed.

Below are few examples of minimalism in photography;

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Photo by Dawn Ellner – Gazing out to Sea
Photo by Nathalie – Summer closed shutters

XD Minimalist Design

Link above to the XD minmalist design.


40 Minimalist Photography Examples For Inspiration

XD References

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