The word minimalist might have you thinking barely furnished rooms with supersleek surfaces and a few form-over-function modern designs rationed throughout. It’s a gallerylike decorating approach we appreciate but is often too stark.
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.