Minimalissimo invites you to revisit a project launched in 2012. A true contemporary gem that highlights a unique approach to architecture and furniture design and how we experience material details.
The line represents my interest in a holistic approach to architecture. There’s often an assumption that architecture is about larger, more flamboyant responses, but I don’t think that’s necessarily true. I believe an authentic architectural experience operates on both a macro and a micro-scale. I’m interested in the smaller‑scale element of touch because it contributes to the overall experience of architecture.
The collection initially consisted of 25 small-scale steel pieces, including cabinet pulls, rollers, and door handles and has expanded to over 125 products, including furniture, lighting, and household tools. Since its launch in 2012, the collection has continued to focus on simple yet materially rich designs that speak to Kundig’s commitment to the craft of architecture and marks a genuine appreciation of design details.
Tom Kundig is an owner and design principal of
I try to redefine what it means for humans to be in a relationship with architecture. Buildings are never finished—materials continue to change, clients move windows, walls, and shutters. Materials allowed to age naturally are the evidence of time; they display a sense of history and place. In that sense, they are authentic.