Maximalism in Your Home’s Design

Two builders standing with an open blueprint discussing the interior of a half completed timber frame houseWith the new era in design ushering in, a movement called minimalism has become more relevant than ever. While it has been around for what seems to be like ages, the focus on simplicity does only become a movement in design; it has become a way of life.

It is popular among those who want to do away with the unnecessary. On the other end of the spectrum is maximalism. While minimalism has its own quaint charm, maximalism, in terms of design, has never lost its appeal. It still draws people in. It is bold. It always creates a statement.

If you want to apply its principles to your home’s design, here are some things to keep in mind.

Make it big

The beauty of maximalism always lies in the bigness of things. Go extra with large windows and mirrors; you may go for floor-to-ceiling types. The squashy armchairs and long leather sectionals will surely give a relaxed and luxurious vibe. The big artworks and wide floor tiles can also help create an impression.

Make it grand

A maximalist home design is ornate and elaborate. For one, you can install Edwardian chandeliers. Or if you want a superb transition, you can have a grand staircase. The exteriors could use some Victorian appeal.

To barricade your property, you can have ornamental estate gates made of your favorite metal.

Make it lasting

Just like some baroque artworks and music, maximalist interior design can last a long time. You can even apply some of the elements to other design plans, so nothing is lost. Some pieces, such as the chandelier, are flexible that you can also use it for eclectic or industrial design themes.

Just a reminder, a maximalist design works well with bigger spaces. If you want to learn more about how you can apply it, you can always seek the help of a reliable interior designer.

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