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Skim Milk is out to seek the best in minimalist design. The column focuses on minimalism relating to architecture, furniture, interior design, and product design.

A Mid-Century Modern Inspired Apartment Overlooking the Water

A Mid-Century Modern Inspired Apartment Overlooking the Water

The Oceana Retreat is a home in Bal Harbour, Florida, designed by Hino Studio with a Latin-American flair and European mid-century aesthetics.

Hedi Slimane Dazzles With Design for Celine Miami Flagship

Hedi Slimane Dazzles With Design for Celine Miami Flagship

Hedi Slimane designs Celine's new showroom in Miami with a curation of art, materials, and furniture to create a luxurious atmosphere.

Hotel AKA Alexandria Fuses Modern Minimalism + Mid-Century Aesthetics

Hotel AKA Alexandria Fuses Modern Minimalism + Mid-Century Aesthetics

Hotel AKA in Alexandria, Virginia, is designed by Piero Lissoni, who sensibly merges contemporary elements with the quaintness of Old Town.

Villa Albertine + Mobilier National Present Rising French Design Stars

Villa Albertine + Mobilier National Present Rising French Design Stars

Villa Albertine and Mobilier National presented 5 up-and-coming designers at Design Miami/ 2023, set in a space designed by Alban Roger, that explores the intersection of French decorative arts and contemporary design.

Città Taps Alex Buckman for Their Point Floor Lamp Modular

Città Taps Alex Buckman for Their Point Floor Lamp Modular

The Point Floor Lamp Modular by Città is a luminaire created in collaboration with product designer Alex Buckman, distinguished by its amber, hand-blown glass shades.

The Patina Maldives by Studio MK27 Is a Minimalist Oasis

The Patina Maldives by Studio MK27 Is a Minimalist Oasis

The Patina Maldives, a minimalist luxury resort in the Fari Islands, designed by Studio MK27 emphasizes a harmonious blend of nature.

A Residence That Casts Period Details Against Minimalist Backdrops

A Residence That Casts Period Details Against Minimalist Backdrops

Australia-based designer Oliver Du Puy contrasts minimalist design with period details in the tranquil Garden Lane Residence.

EJR Barnes Debuts Work Hovering Between Romantic and Pragmatic

EJR Barnes Debuts Work Hovering Between Romantic and Pragmatic

A Room on East 79th Street, an exhibition from EJR Barnes, invites visitors to a spatial experience reminiscent of something in a magic realism novel.

Top 10 Skim Milk Posts of 2023

Top 10 Skim Milk Posts of 2023

Design Milk looks back at the most popular Skim Milk posts of 2023, written by Leo Lei, highlighting the beauty of minimalism.

A Luxury Villa + Artist Residency Offers Escape in the Tuscan Countryside

A Luxury Villa + Artist Residency Offers Escape in the Tuscan Countryside

Villa Lena is a boutique resort and artist residency in Tuscany, Italy, that fosters creativity, surrounded by woodlands, vineyards, olive groves, and vegetable gardens.

A Mexican Luxury Resort With Modern Treehouses for Rooms

A Mexican Luxury Resort With Modern Treehouses for Rooms

One&Only Mandarina is a luxury beachfront resort in Mexico with treehouse accommodations and breathtaking surrounding vistas.

A Los Angeles Home Renovation Mixes Neutral Colors + Modern Elements

A Los Angeles Home Renovation Mixes Neutral Colors + Modern Elements

This Los Angeles residence renovation harmoniously blends a neutral color palette with a mix of traditional and contemporary elements.

2023 Best Modern Gifts for the Minimalists

2023 Best Modern Gifts for the Minimalists

Resident minimalism expert and Skim Milk columnist, Leo Lei shares 10 modern gift ideas that are perfect for the minimalists in your life.

A Montauk Bungalow With a Palette That Mirrors the Beachfront

A Montauk Bungalow With a Palette That Mirrors the Beachfront

Captain Balfour, the newest addition to the McKinley Bungalows collection, draws inspiration from Montauk's natural beauty with interiors that mirror the beachfront.

A Sculptural Bench That Invites Visitors to Take Pause

A Sculptural Bench That Invites Visitors to Take Pause

This bench serves as a thought-provoking installation, inviting those who encounter it to pause, reflect, and appreciate the profound intricacies of the natural world.