Do you want to elevate your 2017 with a stylish furniture trend? Try this: modern minimalism. If 2016 has furniture styles that display bold retro designs, 2017 is projected to lean towards the sophistication, comfort, and functionality of minimalism. In its barest form, minimalism is about enhancing your home with the aesthetic principle that less is more. It may seem all too plain and easy, but it can immediately turn from stylish to boring if you don’t do it right. It’s crucial to keep simplicity and beauty in a happy partnership to achieve minimalism. Be guided by these 2017 furniture trends to watch out for.

  1. A stylish gathering around an organic dining table


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Organic minimalism is a modern furniture trend that creates a chic and family-friendly space. Easily achieve the look with a dining table made of organic materials, most notably wood. This variation of the minimalist style is appealing for the way it promotes a contrast between simplicity and the hustle and bustle of modern everyday living. The result is a calming and inviting dining area that is perfect for daily use and special occasions. With a minimalist dining table, you come home to a space that is conducive to nourishment and relaxation.

  1. Deck out your space with a statement chair

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Consider a sophisticated chair with fluid lines to create a sense of movement that is good for your body and overall home design. This iconic piece of minimalist furniture can elevate the style of your living room. While it’s alright to add accessories like a pillow, the chair can still look stunning, comfortable, and functional on its own. The curve structure of a minimalist chair provides comfortable seating, making it ideal for a home or even an office environment. It also can serve as a statement item that can continue to provide comfort and style for years to come.

  1. Sit back and relax on a sleek yet comfortable sofa

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Looking for a cosy and stylish furniture for your living room? It would be difficult to beat a minimalist sofa. It can certainly give your space a homey feel while still looking modern and visually stunning. Look for comfort and practicality when choosing a minimalist sofa. And remember: it need not be expensive. Indeed, minimalist design can look expensive, but not necessarily costly. For example, there are affordable minimalist style furniture in Darwin to which you can give your own personal twist. There are many types of minimalist sofas that can allow you to infuse personal style into your living space.

  1. Have a catch-all shelf for smart organisation

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It’s important to keep your minimalist home clutter-free. Effectively sustain a sleek and clean living environment with a minimalist shelf that can generously provide storage. Consider a shelf that runs up the wall to maximise its design and storage potential. It is extremely useful furniture to store many items, from photos and books to accessories and trinkets if you’re on a tight budget, feel free to hunt for that special minimalist shelf in a furniture sale. Then, tweak it a little or have it repaired for a tailor-fit design.

  1. Enjoy outdoor space with heavy-duty sunbeds and chairs

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Enjoy your outdoor space with minimalist outdoor furniture like sunbeds and heavy-duty chairs. For them to withstand the elements, make sure that they are made with quality materials and have a functional design. These modern pieces should let you enjoy the outdoors more.  They also help create a nice interaction between your indoor and outdoor space, and can be used to maximise creative flow and harmony can utilise Minimalist design also adheres to Feng Shui, which is an ingenious way of organizing your life for a more positive and energising space. Modern yet minimalist outdoor furniture can combine your love for entertaining and relaxation in a stylish way.

  1. Systematise your kitchen with a functional island

Your kitchen is one of the busiest areas of your home, and it can get messy if you don’t have the right furniture. A minimalist kitchen island with smart storage provides a fantastic solution. Since the kitchen is usually buzzing with activities, a minimalist island keeps things running smoothly. It’s one of the most practical furniture to keep your kitchen organised and clean. Preparing and eating meals should never feel stressful or chaotic.

  1. Illuminate your workspace with an extendable task lamp


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A minimalist home will look gloomy and cramped without the right lighting. Give your space an inviting and positive appearance with an extendable task lamp. This design trend can help you illuminate dark corners, whether in your home office, bedroom or living room. Use this innovative lamp to efficiently work at home without compromising style. Having an extendable task lamp saves up space while allowing you to adjust it based on the function of a particular area. It can be your ultimate lighting fixture for an elegantly brightened and functional home.

  1. Celebrate your personal style with an out-of-the-box living room table

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Because the starting point of minimalism is functional simplicity, it allows you to think outside the box. Indeed, minimalist furniture are some of the most intelligently and creatively designed home items you’ll find. A great way to adopt a minimalist style is to have conventional pieces like a living room table with an eclectic appeal. Whoever said that a minimalist table needs to be always plain? With materials such as hard plastic, wood, and leather, you can have minimalist pieces with character. A distinct minimalist table will not only add visual interest to your room but upgrade its functionality as well.

So, which among these 2017 minimalist furniture trends are your favourites? While achieving minimalism is sometimes described as easier said than done, following these 8 furniture suggestions would help you achieve a stylish and comfortable minimalist space. Experiment with these pieces and you can be sure to have a simpler yet more beautiful home in 2017.