Nonus Wall Lamp designed by Ryan Kahen
The internet is full of inspiration. Every day I discover beautiful art, design, and architecture – but often these little treasures get lost in the digital clutter. With ‘The Edit’ I want to share a carefully curated selection of outstanding artworks, stunning architecture, and inspiring designs that catch my eye in my daily research. Let’s...

Minimalist Art

Aesence Newsletter for minimalist aesthetics
Aesence Newsletter for minimalist aesthetics

Latest Essays & Editorials

Abstract Painting created with Midjourney by Aesence
Today I would like to share my thoughts on a very controversial and yet interesting topic: the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in art. There are already countless articles and opinions on...
Is Minimalist Art Too Intellectual? Abstract Painting created with Midjourney by Aesence
It shouldn’t be a surprise that I’m a big fan of minimalist art. I love writing about this subject and exploring it. The thoughts, spiritual and/or philosophical background of the artist particularly...

Minimalist Design

Offset Collection by Philippe Malouin
The Offset collection by British-Canadian designer Philippe Malouin is characterized by a minimalist aesthetic with a touch of playfulness. In collaboration with Resident, beautiful...
Minimalist Objects by OTHR
Updated text from 2023: OTHR was founded on the belief that we should own fewer, but better things. Bringing together the world’s best designers...

Current Exhibitions

Minimalist Design

Minimalist Lamp Design - K Lamp by Vitamin

Minimalist Art

Antonia Ferrer, Cuerdas, Oil on primed canvas, 163x130x5cm © The Artist, Image Courtesy Alzueta Gallery


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Visiting Carla Cascales Alimbau in Barcelona | Aesence Studiovisit

Aesence is an independent art and design publication dedicated to minimalist aesthetics. Founded out of a deep appreciation and fascination, Aesence aims to promote awareness and appreciation of minimalism in art and design.