Anyone who has ever run a cursory search on minimalism will always find the same tagline, ‘minimalism is not simply a style. It is a way of life.’ This stands true to an extent, especially when it comes to emulating this concept through an interior design. If you are the one who is looking for a comfortable minimalist lifestyle, let’s take a look at these wonderful home interior.
1. Roomy enough
The minimalistic aesthetic may require a clean-cut aesthetic and visuals, but it also requires for the space to look absolutely roomy. If the space is small, and the aesthetic is roomy, then it comes off as ergonomic. But if the space is large enough along with a clean aesthetic, then you get a very attractive, user-friendly and spacious interior design that can willfully portray your minimal lifestyle.
2. Keep the essentials close
Minimalism entails only holding on to the essentials. If you’re an organizer, but it kills you to throw stuff away, then you’re just an organized hoarder. In order to fully embrace the minimal lifestyle through your interior design, you have to make sure to keep only the essentials at hand. Throw away – not stow away – anything that you don’t use, or aren’t planning to use in the next 6 months.
3. Let the space be decluttered
Just like you declutter all of your possessions when you’re embracing minimalism, it is also important to declutter your space as well. If your space is cluttered, then that means you’re not fully embracing the minimalist lifestyle. Try not to invest in any presumptuous furnishings and décor. All you have to have is the essentials – a bed for sleeping, a wardrobe for storage, etc.
4. Keep it simple
If minimalism had an informal taglines, it’d be ‘simple and sweet.’ It’s the kind of aesthetic that embraces all the rules of clean design and gives the space a contemporary edge. It also enforces the concept of decluttering the body and mind through space, which is why many people embrace it very well.
5. Define the ambiance
A minimalistic ambience is what inspires you to continue on with this particular lifestyle. This is why the materials, lighting and finishes play an important role in emphasizing the simplistic beauty of this lifestyle.