One of the biggest design trends over the last few years has been minimalist design. Essentially, minimalist design combines a couple of different design elements including a modern look and a more subdued colour palate.
While in the past, many people thought of a minimalist look and equated that with very stark and cold décor, that is not the case now, as many minimal designs have been embracing a warmer style coupled with pops of colour.
Find Sleek Furniture
One of the biggest keys to a home that does a minimalist design well is that they embrace the look and feel throughout their entire home, right down to the home furnishings. One of the most classic elements of a minimalist look is that the furniture should be very sleek and structural.
The furnishings should be simple and for a single purpose, so if you are looking to add this style into your home, it is a good idea to gravitate towards coffee tables and side tables that have a modern design look to them.
Another big feature of most minimalist homes is that the walls and furnishings alike are generally awash in the colour white. While in the past, this might have given a cold appearance and feel, now those who are embracing a minimalist feel in the home will keep white or a grey as the primary theme but punctuate with pops of colour.
This is going to be perfect for those who love the idea of a white gloss coffee table and side table to match white couches. Because you will be able to use a handful of colourful accessories to punctuate the home.
Use Accessories Sparingly
The biggest key to having a home that truly embraces minimalist design is that the home has to have very little in the way of
possessions or clutter. In order to make a home feel warm accessories are usually needed, but with a minimalist feel, you end up walking a fine line between having too many accessories to add clutter or too few leaving an empty feel.
Having a few well placed accessories that bring in colour like a pink or purple orchid flower, a contemporary piece of wall art, or decorative vases. These will stick within the concept of minimalist design but still bring some personality into the space.
Using these concepts are going to be able to allow you to have a home that is going to be able to truly give you a minimalist design, look and feel, but without falling into the trap of having the space look like it is uninhabited, cold and without personality.
Combining the perfect amount of colour, accessories and design will be able to give you that minimalist look you are looking for.