HOW TO: MINIMALIST HOME

If you happen to be renovating your home or looking to buy a new one or you're simply stuck in a perpetual phase of re-'joojing' your current interior (like me), consider how good minimalist design concepts can help you create spaces that are good for your brain, mostly by ensuring a clutter-free environment (which in turn allows for a clutter-free mind). I've carefully curated a collection of superb examples of the aforementioned concepts here. Enjoy.

STRIVE FOR FEW QUALITY PRODUCTS INSTEAD OF MANY CHEAP ONES






 KEEP YOUR FLOORS CLEAR

Book piles on the floor aren't so much decorative as they are obtrusive. Clear the floor, clear your mind.








INSTALL CLEVER STORAGE BUT NOT TOO MUCH

Too much storage encourages the collection of things you don't really need.



LEAVE SOME SPACES EMPTY

We think we have to fill every space with furniture. We don't. Space is precious, celebrate it by leaving areas of your interior empty.






Photography by Jasmine Garnsworthy

KEEP YOUR BENCHES CLEAR

One or two decorative items will do. Keep wallets, letters and bills in designated drawers.


Photography by Rupert Singleton


DECORATE WITH PLANTS

They clean the air and just seeing them in your space increases your serotonin levels. Here's a good guide to keeping indoor plants alive.


Photography by Birgitta wolfgang Drejer for bobedre





USE MIRRORS TO CREATE A FEELING OF SPACE





2 comments:

  1. It's still a work in progress in my case, but progress is the operative word. I have decluttered a lot! And it feels good :-) . Loved some of those rooms in the photos!

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    1. As it is for me! We are still renovating so keeping it all minimal and neat is tricky. Keep at it ;)

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