We often hear the word “minimalism” in art, fashion, architecture, and so on, but what is minimalism ? What does it mean in style ?
By Wikipedia’s definition : In the visual arts and music, minimalism is a style that uses pared-down design elements.
By Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus, (Web: The Minimalists ), lifestyle- minimalism is : a tool that can assist you in finding freedom. Freedom from fear. Freedom from worry. Freedom from overwhelm. Freedom from guilt. Freedom from depression. Freedom from the trappings of the consumer culture we’ve built our lives around. Real freedom…
Minimalism in different fields
Minimalism in Fashion ?
In the 1980s, this term entered the fashion vocabulary to describe certain design styles : simple design, neutral palette, and classics shapes. Brands like Costume National, Helmut Lang, Jil Sander, A.P.C., Adeline Andre, and Prada introduced collection of this style. In the 1990s, more and more designers reinforced minimalism to the consumers and it became a trend.
I hope this post help a little bit on understanding what is minimalism. If so, please share with your friends!
Do you call yourself a minimalist ? Do you like the style? Please let me know in the comments below!
Thank you for reading ! ~ Nancy