FRENCH MINIMALISM: How To Create a A Charming Personalized Home

French Minimalism: Living room mood board
French Minimalism: Living room mood board

THE KEYS TO FRENCH MINIMALISM ARE SIMPLICITY AND FUNCTIONALITY;

This style focuses on curating a living space for Everyday Use. With the aim of shaping a straightforward, practical, and efficient home.

But also, One that is Charming as it is Functional.

With this aesthetic, French decor(often vintage) and  Minimalism are combined to create an elevated, sophisticated interior that appears visually balanced and homey.

These homes are usually adorned with French Classics.

And they Prioritize utility as well as comfort. Without seemingly compromising on great style;

By intentionally using antiques or French Vintage treasures to create focal points; That introduce both character and personality to a living space.

Consequently transforming the home into a personal collection that is closely connected with an individual’s values and needs.

In this guide, you will be inspired and motivated by different tips and mood boards; That further elaborate as well as show interesting ways you can style the French minimalist aesthetic.

STYLE GUIDE

MISMATCHED TREASURES OF FRENCH MINIMALISM

This speaks to the art of deliberately putting together decor items that would not normally go together to create accents and contrasts.

Or to make a design statement.

Ultimately, this process takes skill along with mastering the principle of creating balance in a room; Which is subsequently built over time through trial and error.

However, It is important not to fuss too much.

Instead, enjoy the process of decorating your home with meaningful treasures. That add value to your living experience;

Because in doing this, you can never go wrong.

And more importantly, It’s never about perfection; But intuition.

Therefore, trust your gut. Only you know the story you want to tell in your home.

Alternatively to simplify the process, choose and invest in vintage or antiques that are already statements in themselves.

For instance;

  • The ones that have their own particular history.
  • Are artisan in appearance.
  • Functional in usage.
  • And strikingly simple in design.

These go a long way in creating a more sophisticated look. Without trying so hard.

Nevertheless, these items should have the same constructive dialogue; Working together to form a meaningful collection. As opposed to competing with each other; Whether they be from different eras or styles.

SPATIALITY AND NEGATIVE SPACE MATTER

In order to achieve the French minimalist aesthetic, leave enough room for each piece to stand out. As a result, the value of every piece in your home will be appreciated; Without it trying to compete for attention.

For instance, think of decorating your home as a conversation you are trying to have with those you choose to share it with;

Everyone has to be given room to speak for it to be meaningful.

Thus, do not crowd your home with objects. Because this defeats the whole purpose of Minimalism.

Instead, think of functionality. And, consider the less is more approach.

 

FRENCH MINIMALISM DECOR: INSPIRATIONAL MOOD BOARDS

 

 

French Minimalism living room mood board
French minimalism living room mood board

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Vintage Paris Lithograph Print: shop at lesfleurs.com

The Hoola Beaded Pendant Light: shop at 54kibo.com

Capitol Complex Chair with arms by Cassina shop from chaplins.co.uk

Softbay Sofa by Giuseppe Viganò: shop from chaplins.co.uk

Gamma Coffee Stool by Pietro Franceschini: shop from chairish.com

 

 

French minimalism living room mood board

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Hand Made Black African Sisal Baskets: shop from 54kibo.com

1980s Italian Nero Marble Coffee Table: shop from chairish.com

Fireside Chair Togo by Michel Ducaroy: shop from ligne-roset.com 

Talia Cabinet: shop from onekingslane.com

Panther Sofa X Métaphores Studio Parisien: shop from theinvisiblecollection.com

A La Française Rug by Studio Parisien: shop from theinvisiblecollection

 

 

French minimalist living room
French Minimalism: living room mood board

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Abstract ‘Bold Edgy Powerful Color’ Painting on Paper: shop from chairish.com

Clio Velvet Ruched Sofa: shop from onekingslane.com

Kangaroo Chair: shop from dimochair.com

Xxl Table by Atelier Vime: shop from theinvisiblecollection.com

Hand Made Black African Sisal Baskets: shop from 54kibo.com

Counterpoint by Patricia Zieseniss: shop from wilo-grove.com

 

 

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Bicycle Man by Christina Kayser O.: shop from theposterclub.com

Agi Belgium Scissor Lamp: shop from vntg.com

Jardin Succulent: shop from lesfleurs.com

Leather Wrapped Writing Desk: shop from chairish.com

 

 

French Minimalism livingroom mood board
French Minimalism: Livingroom Mood Board

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Hayley Mitchell, Martha: shop from onekingslane.com

Tender is the Night by Patricia Zieseniss: shop from wilo-grove.com

Panther Armchair by Studio Parisien: shop from the invisiblecollection.com

Seamus Side Table, Matte Black: shop from onekingslane.com

 

In conclusion, this aesthetic is a lot of fun. And it’s one of my absolute favorites to style. Likewise, I hope you find the same pleasure in incorporating French Minimalism into your interior; So as to create your very own personalized private home. That will inspire and serve your needs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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