Welcome back to Susie Anderson Home .
Today , we're showcasing the warm minimalist design style , warm minimalism features light and textural spaces that prioritize character and visual comfort through the inclusion of personal touches , quality materials , cozy and natural textures and simple silhouettes .
The aim is to create a serene , peaceful and calming sanctuary whilst maintaining the clean , functional and clutter free environment .
Traditional minimalism is known for this style features a paired down neutral color palette of warm whites , beige cream , pale sand , tan and light and earthy browns .
These can be accented with muted colors of camel blush , pink mocha , olive green mustard , Terracotta or Rust for depth and dimension , incorporate warm toned woods and mixed metals of brass , copper , antique gold and blackened iron .
Architectural elements convey the message of simplicity through the interplay of light shadows and contrast raw materials .
Symmetry and the repetition of line and geometry are used to create order and harmony .
This style celebrates nature and authenticity and the architectural interest can be achieved through the inclusion of timber beams , trims , joinery mill work or cladding , rendered brick bamboo panels and even wall moldings .
Lastly for an organic feel venetian plaster or lime wash finishes can be applied to walls for a warm textured backdrop to interiors blonde and hardwood timber flooring .
Chevron and Herring bone floorboards are seen throughout the home .
Their geometric patterns and classic clean lines add dimension and visual interest to open plan living spaces .
This can be softened with tactile and raised rugs and runners of woven jute sisal or seagrass .
These materials carry more visual weight which helps zone a room whilst contributing to an inviting and calm feel .
Alternatively opt for a neutral loop pile wool area rug for a plush and luxurious touch underfoot in warm minimalism .
Coziness is achieved through the layering of different light sources .
Ambient lighting includes glass globe or paper , pendant , wagon wheel and branch style chandeliers , simple metallic pendants in brass white or black finishes and any recessed fixtures that cast light downwards .
Accent lights include bare bowl , wall lights , candlestick or flatten tube , metallic and glass wall sconces , picture lights and led strip lights .
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Furniture choices include a combination of antique and vintage finds , contemporary pieces and custom made designs in minimalist spaces .
Items should be selected with intention , quality and function in mind .
This may mean letting go of pieces that you no longer love or are just filling a space .
This is especially important in minimalist homes is when you put less in a room , the pieces you do have will stand out even more .
Unlike traditional minimalism , warm , minimalism does not rely on angular or straight lines alone .
Instead prioritize a variety of shapes , scales and sizes mix round , smooth and shapely items alongside square , rectangular and geometric pieces .
Lastly , for visual tension , look for ways to contrast soft and hard , smooth and textured , painted and natural and matte and glossy finishes within each room .
Warm minimalism style relies on raw materials and raised textures to create character .
Welcome and comfort .
This means opting for natural woods , Ratan cane , leather and travertine over their imitations .
Mhm This style avoids highly reflective plastic and synthetic materials .
Instead , raw materials are seen as a sustainable option that will beautify with age walls of bole and chunky knits , lightweight cottons , flax linens , cashmere , tactile weaves and faux furs and decorative throws and cushions can be layered for a restful feel .
Lastly , elevate these base neutrals with mixed metals of brushed brass , bronze , copper , black and antique gold for a touch of luster and refinement .
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There's a belief that the items you include are as important as the ones that you don't in this style , negative space is embraced and allows the eyes to rest .
So you may wish to let go of pieces that no longer bring you joy or are contributing to visual clutter .
This style wouldn't be complete without the inclusion of fresh greenery and living energy .
Select a few large scale plants of fiddly figs , ficus Monteria prayer plants , snake plants or other deep green sculptural plants .
Lastly add visual interest and structure to dining rooms , kitchen islands and entryways with tall reaching flowering branches , long stems and fresh cut foliage from the garden .
Thank you so much for watching .
We hope you feel inspired to incorporate these warm minimalist design tips in your own home .
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