The Minimal Studio Look?

The Minimal Studio Look?

Gregory Han
Jul 24, 2009

Q - A photographer friend sent me these photos of a studio space (it's a photography studio available for rent in the UK) and I'd really like to set up a similar space. I was wondering if you could help me hunt down a few of the elements like the speakers, lighting and office table...

I like the minimalism of the space shown in the photos I've included, and I've just moved into a similar industrial studio I don't want to clutter with stuff. Any other ideas for other elements that are in similar style that can give me the modern photographer studio look on a budget?

Sent by Jeremy

Editor - Jeremy, thanks for sharing the photos and space with us. First off, the speakers you see in the photo are JBL Creature II speakers, a seemingly favourite choice amongst techy aesthetes.

The next tip is about the lighting. Regina over at Apartment Therapy posted about creating a photography studio lighting look with an umbrella kit for just $33, and we think 1-2 of these would set the mood and look great inside a loft-studio style space.

We couldn't find an exact match of the white saw horse desk in the photo, but we think you can create a similar look using an IKEA VIKA ARTUR trestle with shelf and topping it with a sheet of glass or tabletop surface. If after all this you've got a some money left (a lot), a Plus Minus Zero LCD Television might look great on the floor or a low surface:

Got a good question you'd like answered? Send your queries and a photo or two illustrating your question, and we'll see if the Apartment Therapy LA team or our readers can help answer your question.

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