Andrew Yoder’s blog is a real gem of level design…all it takes is one glance at the home page to see that. It seems that he follows a more minimalist path, choosing to work with select textures and BSP to make crazy cool environments. And as this picture clearly slows, he also knows his lighting.
What’s great about this site is that you can download many of the maps for free and try them out right away. Of note is the Hubris level, which isn’t just a level but an entire game reminiscent of Journey (Thatgamecompany, 2012) that focuses on exploration and atmosphere.
Go check it out!