19 Minimalist Design Ideas for a Stylish, Clutter-Free Home

Jacki Roig


Not sure how to work a minimalist lifestyle into your home design? With a little creativity—and regular home decluttering—you can have the ultimate minimalist home that’s both inviting and practical! Check out these design ideas and tips for creating a cozy minimalist space.

Focus on Function

Minimalist living room. Photo by Instagram user @bethany.backhaus.home
Photo via @bethany.backhaus.home

Before you begin your minimalist design, it’s important to think about how you want your rooms to function. Do you have guests over often? You’ll want to make sure there’s plenty of seating. Planning to work from home? You’ll need to create a distraction-free area away from other living spaces. No matter the layout you choose, the key to a minimalist look is keeping your space open and airy.

Create Clean Lines

Modern minimalist living room. Photo by Instagram user @brooke.abrams.design
Photo via @brooke.abrams.design

Modern minimalist home designs are all about creating clean, visually-appealing lines. Furniture with straight edges, squared doorways instead arched ones, and geometric decor are just a

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60 Stylish Bedroom Design Ideas

Jacki Roig

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As an editor at House Beautiful, it’s no surprise that I believe good design has the power to promote a positive mood. But there’s also a pretty big crowd within the science community backing me up. For example, a 2015 survey published in the Journal of the Association for Psychological Science reports that most people feel like their emotional wellbeing is influenced (and in some cases, regulated) by a room’s ambiance. And since your bedroom is where you go to rest and decompress, it should definitely be designed to help you do that.

A simple way to ensure your bedroom design promotes a positive mood and feels like a place you can unwind in? Make sure it reflects your style, incorporates your favorite materials, colors, and patterns, shines the right light, and maximizes space. If you need some inspiration to revamp your bedroom, you’ve come to

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30 Stylish Family Room Design Ideas

Jacki Roig

The family room plays an important role in any home. It’s where you go to relax and bond with friends and family in a casual, welcoming setting. But just because it’s casual doesn’t mean it can’t look as stylish and elevated as a living room. Keep ready for thirty family room ideas and designer examples that prove it.

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Set Up a Snack Nook

Consider making a spacious family room multi-purpose by adding a table with a banquet for snacking and casual dining. This will keep the crumbs from accumulating on the sofa, too. A build-in bench like this stylish one designed by Arent & Pyke will help save space.

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Layer Rugs And Throws

This family room feels extra inviting thanks to the layers on layers of rugs and throws. If you’re color-averse, take note from this space and

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Modern And Stylish Exterior Design Ideas – Page 2 of 2

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# Modern Bird Nest House

This home exterior looks pretty much like a tree house except that it is not made on a tree. This stylish, modern and simplistically designed house exterior blends very well with the surrounding greenery. It is an environment friendly design that is sustainable and is a timeless piece of art. The box shape design goes well with the tree as it is of the same height as the tree. If you have ever dreamed of how it would be to live in a birds nest, then this one seems pretty close. So, live your dream and explore various such designs to create a nice abode for your loved ones.

# Transparent Tree House In The Forest

If you are a lover of nature or likes living in a house surrounded by lots of forest like greenery, then this exterior home design will be just suitable

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6 stylish, elegant yet cosy living rooms you have to see

Jacki Roig

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From earthy, tactile spaces to modern, contemporary designs, take a look at these spellbinding living rooms

For an incorrigible aesthete, there’s nothing more satisfying than having a well-designed, comfortable living room. This primary space meant for enjoying family time and welcoming loved ones, sets the tone for the rest of the home. If you’re in the mood to design or redecorate this very important space, then these Vadodara homes will give you plenty of food for thought.

Light and Materiality

The living room of this discreet 15,000-square-feet Vadodara bungalow called Yahvi, owned by a business family, is housed under a pitched wooden roof, and displays motifs of flora and fauna. A series of black-and-white paintings of a bull, Rsabha by Ravindra Salve, a bronze leopard sculpture, and a painting of a bird by Amarnath Sharma adorn this room. Like many earlier projects of Jiten Tosar and Yatin Kavaiya of Usine

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75 Most Popular Mediterranean Exterior Design Ideas for 2020 – Stylish Mediterranean Exterior Remodeling Pictures

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75 Most Popular Modern Family Room Design Ideas for 2020 – Stylish Modern Family Room Remodeling Pictures

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75 Most Popular Two-storey Exterior Design Ideas for 2020 – Stylish Two-storey Exterior Remodeling Pictures

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70 Stylish Modern Living Room Ideas (Photos)

Jacki Roig

Check out our 68 pictures of stylish modern living room designs here. Huge variety, yet all are modern in design. Get inspired for your living room!


Living rooms come in all sizes, colors, materials, textures, lighting, and styles.  They also serve different purposes.  Some homes have a formal living room in addition to a more casual family room, while other homes have one living room serving as both family room and living room.

But, what elements make a modern living room…modern?

Related: All Modern homes

Modern Living Room Elements

Different than contemporary

Contemporary living rooms are current designs.  Modern is a set style – not one that changes to current times.

Most modern living rooms are minimalist in design and decor

It’s also important that the room is not cluttered whatsoever and is cleaned regularly. White is a commonly used color in modern living rooms, and regular cleanings help to

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22 Stylish Small Bedroom Design Ideas

Jacki Roig

Looking for small bedroom furniture? Check out our updated article about small space beds.

Calling all small space dwellers! Big city apartments, vintage home layouts, and modern space downsizing all call for design that expands the possibilities of small. If you need a bedroom makeover but don’t think you have enough bedroom to work with, you’re in the right place. We’ve got some lovely small bedroom ideas to prove small spaces can be stylish.

While modern and luxurious design ideas often tell you that you need to have a sitting area, small office, or a king-size bed in your bedroom, don’t forget that a bedroom’s main function is to be a place to rest and recharge. And you don’t have to do much to create a beautiful space to do so.

Your small bedroom may be a blessing for a better night’s sleep. The American Sleep Association recommends keeping stimulating

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