As we begin each New Year, we typically see many forms of rebirth around us. From fiscal years to mother nature we see several processes start over with a new beginning. For many reasons I think it is calming and cleansing to be surrounded by light, airy colors that seem to float around the room like they barely exist to the human eye. I like to think of minimalistic design as a type of a new beginning. Here are a few places that have inspired some of my minimalistic design projects.