“Minimalism” is a word rich with meaning but, ironically, the word appears to have lost much of its meaning. It’s been overused, and the word is used thoughtlessly where it lacks the necessary context to indicate whether it means the same to all. And a lot of the time, it doesn’t!
As it happens, there are various methods of practicing the underlying abstract many call “Minimalism.” So we tried our hands at fleshing them out to provide a point of view and context towards the many different ways an individual can practice it.
There’s one common thread: whatever kind of minimalist you may be, it’s a lifestyle dedicated to less, often creating its own aesthetic.
It’s about optics for the aesthetic minimalist who normally doesn’t necessarily own fewer objects, though they appear to own less. Their favorite color—for walls, for linens, for dinnerware, for everything—tends to be white. Since Minimalism is a visual matter, the aesthetic minimalist is simple to identify: pass through the colorless door and find bare countertops, bare floors, and bare walls (except for a single bit of abstract art displayed in a slim frame leaning delicately atop a plain squared-off bench).
You know the type: they throw out mismatched hangers from the closet and purchase an expensive collection of modern (visually sparse) hangers.
Or, there’s a really cool simple drawing they admire and display on their wall.
And the coolest of Minimalists are selective about their reading glasses. They want them to be lightweight. Not too visible. Highly bendable—perhaps even foldable. Plus, they want clean lines and a wide field of view.
They want Nannini Compact 1 readers available in 17 colors and 5 diopter strengths. Nannini’s line even offers computer glasses for blue light protection and sunreaders to shield the wearer from harmful UV rays.
The Nannini Compact 1 is clearly minimalist and it folds! The compact 1 is lightweight, flexible, and durable.
Do you think of yourself as a minimalist? Prove it. Get yourself a pair or two of Nannini Compact 1s for yourself.