Minimalism is a trend that has been used in interior design and architecture. Minimalist design has been highly influenced by Japanese traditional design and architecture. The trend somehow helps you to create a smart, relaxing, clutter-free look in your home. Thus, modern minimalist pictured softer, more personal and easier to live with.
To create the minimalist style you need to consider about some important part before proceeding to this simple and clean home arrangement. These aesthetic tactics of arranging serve an impression of extreme simplicity, by enlisting every element and detail to serve multiple visual and functional purposes.
Walls and Color
- White is the ultimate color for a minimalist interior design gaze. White should form the origin of your minimalist decorating scheme to enlighten the smooth walls, floor and furniture.
- For a modern and softer substitute to white, try neutral colors or colors found in nature such as pale beige, taupe, stone or flush green.
- Stick to pale and neutral colors for the whole of your color scheme but don’t forget to add some accent colors. These accent colors can be as much or as little as you like – from a couple of cushions or a vase, to a whole wall, or even a piece of furniture, like a sofa.
- Bright red is always a great accent color but other bright colors are also acceptable.
- An alternative is to continue on the ‘natural neutrals' path is by picking a deeper brown or olive green for your accent color.
- Don’t pick patterns or anything
- Your furniture should be classy-looking but streamlined and modern, rather than
decorativeor traditionalin style.
- Choose simple furniture in natural woods and leather, or go for bright colors and ultra-modern chrome, glass and stainless steel.
- Glossy textures and straight lines are a great look for the minimalist interior design style.
- Low level furniture looks less bulky, and that really enhances the minimalist sense in your room.
- Go for clean lines and hard surfaces for minimalist flooring.
- For instance - concrete, tiles or wood. You can also go for that really natural feel with sisal matting.
- Add a little texture to your flooring. A modern rug styles can help to give warmth and ‘live-ability’ mood.