Minimalism for your Home Interior

Updated: Jun 2

An easy introduction to the minimalist interior design style for your home in the Canary Islands.

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It is not surprising at all that in a world were we spend more and more time on our smartphones and social media feeds, people are always on the look for the next detox week, be it from technology, pollution, junk food or the noises of the city. The need for quiet moments of mindfulness, meditation or a simple walk outdoor in nature is becoming a luxury a few can afford. If you are lucky enough to live in the Canary Islands, or have a holiday home here were you can escape to, a minimalist approach to the interior design of your property could be the perfect choice if you are someone who rejects excess and wants to focus on the essential.


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Minimalism is not only a style; it is a true way of living. Born in the 60’s, this trend has quickly made its way to architecture and interior design, promoting its answer to any question regarding home styling and interior living: less is more. This is the only way to keep things essential, functional and modern at the same time. Going for a minimal style for your home décor means valuing the beauty of nature and quality of your furniture, avoiding at all cost a cluttered space. Slow living and introspection is more important that accumulating objects; opening up the space and big windows facing idyllic landscapes is more important than an extra storage room. Natural light becomes a tangible element of the interior design.


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This does not mean your home will become a cold and unwelcoming place to return to. On the contrary, designing an essential home means creating lines and shapes that envelop every living area, promoting linearity and geometry. When it comes to colours, the many shades of white are not the only option. You can opt for sober and neutral tones as long as they don’t prevail on the materials of the furniture décor. Deciding not to accumulate too many pieces of furniture and objects not only highlights the space but also makes it larger th