Rent

Minimalist interior design: Tips to make your home look minimal

[ecis2016.org] Here are some simple minimalist interior design ideas that Indian home owners who seek minimalism, can use

Minimalism, a movement characterised by the use of extremely simple ideas and equally simple forms, is a way of life. Minimalism is becoming more pronounced in the interior décor of modern Indian homes. The concept of minimalist interior design is not only the dominant theme in compact and contemporary homes but it is also being widely used to turn large, luxe homes into a style statement.

You are reading: Minimalist interior design: Tips to make your home look minimal

Minimalist interior design: What is it?

A concept that gathered steam during the 1960s, minimalism as a philosophy focuses on the simplicity of ideas, forms and materials. Cutting the clutter is the prime objective and remains the key motive of minimalistic interior décor. It teaches you to live with the bare essentials.

[ecis2016.org] What is minimalist interior design and how to incorporate it in your home?

Minimalism in the Indian context

Minimalist interior design: Tips to make your home look minimal

Incorporating minimalism in Indian homes can be a challenge. We like to associate emotions with things and have a tendency to hoard. However, being frugal and against wastage, we like to invest in things that would possibly last a lifetime. This mental make-up makes us perfect to adopt minimalism while at the same time creating a challenge. Since minimalism works on the basic philosophy of letting go, there is no scope for hoarding.

Minimalism: Key features of minimalistic interior décor

Neutral colours

Minimalist interior design: Tips to make your home look minimal

Most western countries lack sufficient sunlight. That is why western interior decoration techniques ensure that homes are better lit with the use of paint. White and other neutral shades remain the common colours. Since the same is not true for India, we are somewhat obsessed with colours and our homes would vouch for that.

[ecis2016.org] A guide to choosing the best colour for house

Straight forms

Minimalist interior design: Tips to make your home look minimal

Intricate designs and complex forms – be they incorporated in building walls, pillars or furniture – also mean occupation of space. That is why minimalistic interior décor focuses on simple forms.

No chunky furniture

Minimalist interior design: Tips to make your home look minimal

Since minimalism focuses on keeping only the bare essentials, you will not find any bulky furniture in a home built on the principles of minimalistic interior décor. This is in contrast with the traditional Indian décor style, which uses large items of furniture with intricate designs.

Open layouts

Minimalist interior design: Tips to make your home look minimal

A traditional Indian kitchen is always an enclosed space. In minimalistic interior décor, open floor plans mean open cooking areas. For compact homes, these plans work best since space is limited.

Check out these open kitchen models for Indian homes

Bare walls

Minimalist interior design: Tips to make your home look minimal

The crowding of vertical spaces makes your home appear cluttered and crowded. This is why minimalistic interior décor demands that you leave your walls bare, rather than adorning them with decoration items.

How to incorporate minimalistic interior décor in your Indian homes?

Read also : 10 unique wall paint colour combinations for modern homes

While there may be stark differences between the basic principles of traditional Indian décor and minimalistic interior décor, it is possible to have the best of both worlds, with proper planning.

Minimalism in Indian homes #1

Minimalist interior design: Tips to make your home look minimal

Source: Pinterest

 

Minimalism in Indian homes #2

Minimalist interior design: Tips to make your home look minimal

Source: Pinterest

 

Minimalism in Indian homes #3

Minimalist interior design: Tips to make your home look minimal

Minimalism in Indian homes #4

Minimalist interior design: Tips to make your home look minimal

Minimalism in Indian homes #5

Minimalist interior design: Tips to make your home look minimal

Minimalism in Indian homes #6

Minimalist interior design: Tips to make your home look minimal

Minimalism in Indian homes #7

Minimalist interior design: Tips to make your home look minimal

Minimalism in Indian homes #8

Minimalist interior design: Tips to make your home look minimal

Minimalism in Indian homes #9

Minimalist interior design: Tips to make your home look minimal

[ecis2016.org] How to create storage space in a small house

Minimalism in Indian homes #10

Minimalist interior design: Tips to make your home look minimal

Source: Pinterest

Minimalism in Indian homes #11

Minimalist interior design: Tips to make your home look minimal

Source: Pinterest

Minimalism in Indian homes #12

Read also : All about Fort St George, Chennai: The first English fortress in India

Minimalist interior design: Tips to make your home look minimal

Source: Pinterest

 

Minimalism in Indian homes #13

Minimalist interior design: Tips to make your home look minimal

Source: Pinterest

 

Minimalism in Indian homes #14

Minimalist interior design: Tips to make your home look minimal

Source: Pinterest

 

Minimalism in Indian homes #15

Minimalist interior design: Tips to make your home look minimal

Source: Pinterest

 

Minimalism in Indian homes #16

Minimalist interior design: Tips to make your home look minimal

Minimalism in Indian homes #17

Minimalist interior design: Tips to make your home look minimal

Minimalism in Indian homes #18

Minimalist interior design: Tips to make your home look minimal

Minimalism in Indian homes #19

Minimalist interior design: Tips to make your home look minimal

Minimalism in Indian homes #20

Minimalist interior design: Tips to make your home look minimal

Minimalism in Indian homes #21

Minimalist interior design: Tips to make your home look minimal

Source: https://ecis2016.org/.
Copyright belongs to: ecis2016.org

Source: https://ecis2016.org
Category: Rent

Debora Berti

Università degli Studi di Firenze, IT

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button