These recent years, there are many interior themes that have reached popularity. All the furniture that supports the themes would be easily found in the market. And many pictures of the interiors themes would be up online for inspirations. One of the themes that have stayed online and in the market for so long time is minimalism. It can be found in many look too, like modern or Japanese look.
One of the features that are needed to create minimalist look is neutral color. Minimalist look often uses white, black, or grey to make a simple canvas before the furniture is positioned. Besides neutral color on the wall and floor, minimalist look is usually also supported with natural touch on the floor and wall that the room has wooden floor, wall, or ceiling installed. Furthermore, minimalist room usually avoids too many details, like wall cladding and prefers to leave it bare with paint. To make it less boring, sometimes some people would add an accent wall with not too vibrant color or pattern as to maintain the minimalism.
Putting furniture in the same neutral color would strengthen the minimalist look, like the popular white sofa, smooth and seamless cabinet, or sleek metal coffee table. Not only the color, minimalist look can also be gained by combining clean and smooth lines in the furniture so that the room has as little details as possible. Minimalist room would also avoid uncomplicated details and layers that make the room feel too cramped and heavy. To make it feel more alive, however, some textures and simple patterns are welcome, like rug or herringbone or chevron pattern in the floor.
To support the light feeling of a room, a minimalist room would be best supported when it has bright light, not only coming from the room itself but also from the outside. So, large windows would be best privilege that will help this style to look even better. Large windows are a great complement to the room as it allows maximum level of natural light to come in and help better air circulation. Room with large glass window or door can be a perfect start to create minimalist look.
One of the popular styles that has implemented minimalism successfully is the Japanese look, usually with all the woods and fabric all over the room. In Japanese inspired room, minimalism is seen from the simple design and natural material that the Japanese have been accustomed with in many generation. Not only that, in Japanese styled room, furniture is seen in their practicality mostly that makes minimalism is easily seen in this kind of room. However, as the charm of minimalist room is the simplicity it shown, Japanese look has been adapted and become the inspirations for many who love minimalist. Although it seems simple, creating minimalist look might need complicated preparations as you also need to decide where all your miscellaneous would be stored besides the fact that you should also train yourself to be more organized for a long run. It can be a difficult thing to do especially when you’re not used to it. However, as minimalist look can be so beautiful in all the simplicity, it’s all worth the effort.