Minimalistic living: What is it really about?

Photo: IDID Pte Ltd
Photo: IDID Pte Ltd

Minimalism was initially a rejection of extremely subjective designs and works of abstract expressionism. The evolved design style has become popular over the years as a design philosophy. It is about achieving better design through simplicity, of form, space, materiality, detail, and colour. Some will argue that it is achieved through deliberate restraint and careful pairing. In its most stripped-down definition.

 

Here we will understand more into detail of what makes up a minimalistic home.

Some common characteristics of modern minimalist house designs are clean, open, light filled space. At its core, there is simplicity in its form and function. If you are looking to purchase a resale unit, such deliberateness might cost you more than your expected budget, from the hacking, tearing, and concealing required.

Photo: Er Studio
Photo: Er Studio

Besides the use of layout, functionality and form to achieve the desired look, interior aesthetics have to be deliberately paired for the extra complimentary vibes. For this, your interior designer will go through your choice of paint colours, carpentry, and finer details. He/she might suggest using light coloured wall surfaces, clean modern detailing to create a calm interesting appeal. Rooms are made to feel spacious and well lit.

 

Most IDs include home styling in their packages. This means that they are responsible for providing in-depth recommendations for furniture pairing. This is usually the last step for homeowners, and depends very much on the personal touch. Ask your ID for discounts from furniture store, don’t be shy! With the use of necessary furniture and accessories, the look is complete.

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