15 Minimalist Living Room Ideas

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The calmness of the mind often comes from the calmness of the environment. Keeping the space clutter-free can help you focus and be more aware. When the minimalist philosophy is applied to the decoration it can change your mindset by changing your environment. These 15 minimalist living room ideas are perfect for a start.

1Colors

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Colors can be incorporated into the minimalist style. Using soft colors on a white base while keeping the furniture clean and simple adds character to the room.

2Plants

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Instead of using décor objects, you can opt for plants in all shapes and sizes to style your room while making your décor also functional.

3Wooden Furniture

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Using unpainted wooden furniture with sharp edges and clean lines is a great way to enhance the minimalist vibe in your living room. A fluffy rug thrown in the middle is enough to make the room cozy.

4Grey

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Grey is one of the most fitting colors in a minimalist living room. A grey sofa can be put in front of a concrete wall to blend everything in and making the space look more open by contrasting it with white floors.

5Apartment Living

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Minimalist style is a go to if you are living in an apartment. Choosing a few basic furniture with specific functions and clearing the surfaces of clutter can make your space look much bigger than it actually is along with the light color scheme.

6Accent Color

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In a mostly white minimalist living room, adding a few subtle accent colors on pillows would immediately make the room more inviting and homely.

7Big Windows

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Having big windows in a minimalist living room is an architectural advantage as it adds to the clean and bright look of the style by bringing the sunlight in.

8Statement Objects & Corners

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One classic sofa in a soft color that is different from the general color scheme becomes the statement object of a minimalist living room without spoiling the minimal aesthetic. Also, using a divider in the corner is a good idea to utilize a dead space.

9Blue Accents

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A monochrome minimalistic living room may be enriched by using blue as the accent color. While the light shades would complement the overall look, the soothing effect of it would add to the minimalist philosophy.

10Patterns

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In a very calm and subtle minimalist living room that does not have much color can be brought to life with a patterned and colorful rug which becomes the focal point of the room.

11Separation

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Using the vertical and horizontal lines of the furnishings to separate the rooms such as the living area and the kitchen, enhances the minimalist feeling of the space whiling making it look larger.

12Monochrome

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A monochrome look is the first thing that comes to mind in minimalist style. To make a monochrome minimalistic living room more inviting, try to use different shades of each color for a rich palette around the room and patterns to add motion without cluttering it.

13Pink and Blue

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A minimalist living room does not have to be monochrome all the time. Colorful throws and additional pillow covers in soft pink and blue can save you from trouble on the days that you want color.

14One Big Sectional

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Instead of using many different small furnishings around the space, use one big, stately object such as a sectional sofa to fill your living room to avoid cluttering the space.

15Color & Style

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Using different colors and a few objects with different styles does not take away the minimalist vibe of the room but enriches the space by giving it a personal touch.