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Minimalist homes are getting more and more popular these days. The appeal of a clean and clutter free home is enormous but achieving this may be quite difficult especially if the house has a lot of residents and there is not much space for the residents' things. The right kind of interior design may be the key to this problem.

A Place For Everything

This concept is what many people would love for their home. Interior design for a minimalist home may need some crafty thinking since the word minimalist means less things when it comes to interior design. Possible interior design ideas for a minimalist home are to design the walls to contain things which may clutter the area if they were out in the open and to opt for secret compartments. The television set may be one of the things which can be put in a "secret" compartment which can be opened when the need arises. Another interior design suggestion with regards to the television set is to buy a flat screen TV and mount it on the wall for less clutter. Wall mounted television sets need to have features wherein the wires can be hidden in the walls since wires going to and from the entertainment system can be unsightly if they are left outside.

The wine bar can also be contained in cabinets which double as the walls or are painted with the same color as the walls to mimic them. Other items that can be hidden are book shelves, refrigerators and even the stove.

For a more minimalistic interior design, the sofa can be similarly colored as the entire interior of the house. White walls and white furniture creates a harmonized look that appears less cluttered and more minimalistic. Decorating the house with similar or even the same colors creates an appearance of things being one, which means that there seem to be less things around.

The interior design of the minimalist home should also have fewer divisions to create a wide open space or an illusion of wide open space. Fewer things on the walls can also give a cleaner and less cluttered appearance for the minimalist home. The interior design of the minimalist home should have simple wallpaper or wall ornaments to have a flowing appearance of minimalism.

Creating an interior design for a minimalist home should be suitable for the owner who does not have a lot of small objects which he wants to display. 

 

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