What differentiates a truly stunning, minimally designed interior from one that’s just not full of a lot of stuff? From a room that’s sophisticated and rich rather than plain and boring? Creating simple spaces isn’t hard, but it does require a particular balance of key design ingredients to make the right minimal mix.
Recently, however, you’ve likely seen decorators and design-lovers espouse minimalist homes that don’t wholly eschew traditional furnishings and comfort. This so-called warm minimalism has caught our eye in a big way, combining the less-is-more ethos with sumptuous designs: Substantially scaled pieces, rich materials, natural hues, and lots of lush textures and details anchor airy, often-white rooms. Read on to see how you can bring this cozy modern look to your rooms.