Minimalism has been on the rise for the last decade, but it appears as though its time is over.
Of the latest remodeling trends, it looks like we’re saying goodbye to minimalism and hello to maximalism.
Experts aren’t surprised to hear of this pendulum shift. Following the 2007 recession, design trends favored a minimalistic approach that highlighted bright white walls and a few hand-selected pieces.
The big corporations that had once pushed “more is more” were viewed poorly, which trickled down to the homes of everyday people. As a result, less became more, and minimalism soared.
Today, more and more is in again. Coined as Vintage Maximalism or Millennial Maximalism, this emerging design trend seems to be an anticipated result of the last decade of minimalism. The bonus of the ease of accessibility of hyper-trendy and mass-produced goods means this trend is staying put for the time being.
But what exactly is maximalism in design? Let’s take a closer look.
In short, maximalism can be described as the real sense of playfulness and bold gestures. You can accomplish this design style by considering iconic elements, such as:
Interested in incorporating maximalism in your remodel but not sure where to start? We’re here to help. Consider some of these design ideas:
When it comes to maximalism, as long as you incorporate your personality, you can’t go wrong. Add vibrant colors, unique objects, and lots of layers for starters!