A B O U T
Aesence is an independent art & design publication focusing on minimalist aesthetics.
Since 2015, Aesence has become a go-to source for inspiration and knowledge on minimalism in art & design. Publishing a carefully curated selection of projects by established and emerging artists and designers, thought-provoking essays, interviews and guides, the online magazine strives to be an inspiring, informative and truly useful resource for its readers.
Founded out of an appreciation and fascination for minimalist aesthetics and with its clear approach to understanding art and design, Aesence reaches millions of people worldwide every month. It was nominated in 2018 as „Best Design Inspiration Blog“ by Amara Blog Awards.
The name Aesence [eɪsn̩ts] is the combination of the two words essence and aesthetics and expresses the core idea of the platform: To explore the essence of aesthetics.
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Meet the founder
Aesence was founded by Sarah Dorweiler, a creative entrepreneur from Berlin. She discovered her passion for this aesthetic while studying architecture:
"I am proud to create a platform that promotes the awareness and appreciation of minimalism in art and design. Our goal is to inspire our readers to explore the many facets of this often underrated aesthetic. It has so much to offer and we invite you to dive into this fascinating world with us.
If you love minimalist aesthetics as much as I do, I invite you to join our community by subscribing to our monthly newsletter." Subscribe here.