The Benefits of Minimalist Home Design Ideas

Home Design Ideas When it comes to home design and construction, the days of “bigger is better” may be starting to fade. While of course there will always be property owners who need or want a lot of space, that isn’t as much of a requirement or high priority as it used to be.

The trend now is going in the opposite direction. Many people are thinking about downsizing, or at least cutting down on the amount of stuff they own. An example of this that might be a bit too extreme for some people is the tiny house movement.

You might not be quite prepared to move into a house the size of an average walk-in closet, but the idea of a clean, minimalist approach still may have some appeal. This design option is all about simplicity. It means aiming for a clean look, and stripping away all of the decorative type of accents that can sometimes overwhelm a space.

This approach can help your space look less cluttered and crowded. Plus, it allows you to choose one or two really special, important items which then become the main focal point of the space. This is a great way to put an item that has sentimental meaning to you in the spotlight. Rather than just filling a space with lots of stuff, you carefully select a few items that represent something special.

In addition to giving the space a more open and clean look, this approach also makes design much easier and less time consuming, since you don’t have to spend a lot of time gathering up a bunch of stuff. It can also be good for your budget, since you will only need to invest in a few specific pieces.

Like any other design approach, this won’t appeal to everyone. Our team at RW Remodeling can help you brainstorm home design ideas that will be the best fit for you.

Scott Wallace Scott Wallace (755 Posts)

Scott Wallace has a passion for design and architecture. He founded Habitat Renovations as an offshoot of his two furniture store businesses, Thingz Contemporary Living and Boulevard Urban Living, with the goal of providing a broader range of design and construction services to his clientele. Scott and his wife Susie have been serving homeowners in the Scottsdale and Phoenix area for 15 years. Habitat Renovations merged with Republic West Remodeling in January of 2019.


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