Are you ready to max up your home?
Maximalism is the More Is More interior design style that is in complete contrast to minimalism. And yet, don't think it's a clutter and undefined look, because it isn't! A feast for the eyes, this interior design style is soft, warming and inviting. This style conveys a sense of fun, quirkiness and allows you to bring things into your home that many would tut-tut at.
Filling the space
Playing with colour
Mixing the eras
Maximalist homes mix the eras with a variety of different furniture and furnishings. This isn't a mishmash of tatty old pieces, it's a creative array of items that function and work well together. Sit old Victorian next to tribal and rustic furniture and you'll get an amazing look that full of interest.
We all know that we should include a variety of textures to stop our homes from feeling cold and unfriendly. The maximalist homes uses textures at their very best to create a tactile and visual experience that's easy to live with.
Cohabitation with Design
Displays are everything
If you have collections and want to show them off, then do so – but don't go small, cover entire walls.
Don't think you can get this look overnight, because if it's done correctly you can't. It can take years of searching for the right pieces, lots of switching and moving things to find their right position.