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7 Anti-Minimalist Homes That Embrace Clutter

November 22, 2016
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Minimalist purists might want to look away now, for these homes are anything but that. Conventional decorating rules don’t apply here, as design styles, colours, and textures are mixed and matched with a huge dose of fun. Audaciously tongue-in-cheek, clutter is showcased as an organized mess instead of just visual noise.

1. Multiple black cable tracks snaking across the ceiling and down the stark white walls outline, frame and unite the different spaces. This design feature is then echoed with industrial shelves with similar black piping. Colourful and retro-inspired furniture and accessories are then thrown in for a curious twist!

7 Anti-Minimalist Homes That Embrace Clutter
7 Anti-Minimalist Homes That Embrace Clutter
7 Anti-Minimalist Homes That Embrace Clutter
7 Anti-Minimalist Homes That Embrace Clutter

Interior Designer: Hue Concept
Location: Hougang Block 310
Renovation Cost: $40,000

2. Styling can make all the difference when it comes to giving a home the lived-in feel. This couple’s sophisticated curation of vibrantly-coloured furniture, graphic art, and visually-arresting soft furnishings come together beautifully in a style that’s uniquely theirs.

7 Anti-Minimalist Homes That Embrace Clutter
7 Anti-Minimalist Homes That Embrace Clutter
7 Anti-Minimalist Homes That Embrace Clutter
7 Anti-Minimalist Homes That Embrace Clutter

Interior Designer: Interiors ID
Location: Yishun Avenue 1
Renovation Cost: $38,000

3. Step into this home, and your mood will surely lift. Many homeowners would avoid “cluttering” a compact apartment, but this space is decked out in cheery colours, delightful accessories, and pretty Instagram-worthy vignettes in every corner. The result? Nothing short of charming!

7 Anti-Minimalist Homes That Embrace Clutter
7 Anti-Minimalist Homes That Embrace Clutter
7 Anti-Minimalist Homes That Embrace Clutter
7 Anti-Minimalist Homes That Embrace Clutter

Interior Designer: Dan's Workshop
Location: Esparina Residences
Renovation Cost: $40,000

4. The bold and unexpected pairing of a lime green sofa with Scandinavian chairs for the dining space sets the tone for this home, which has polarising styles featured side by side. In a light, neutral and earthy palette, fresh greenery abounds, revitalising and adding a tinge of homely country.

7 Anti-Minimalist Homes That Embrace Clutter
7 Anti-Minimalist Homes That Embrace Clutter
7 Anti-Minimalist Homes That Embrace Clutter
7 Anti-Minimalist Homes That Embrace Clutter

Interior Designer: Atelier Concept
Location: D'Leedon
Renovation Cost: $30,000

5. Industrial influences are seen in the furniture, lighting design, as well as wire mesh sliders that zone the kitchen from the living area. These heavier aesthetics are contrasted with modern graphic tiles and quaint country accents, creating a juxtaposition that works for this jumbled look and feel.

7 Anti-Minimalist Homes That Embrace Clutter
7 Anti-Minimalist Homes That Embrace Clutter
7 Anti-Minimalist Homes That Embrace Clutter
7 Anti-Minimalist Homes That Embrace Clutter

Interior Designer: Space Atelier
Location: Serangoon
Renovation Cost: $49,000

6. Take note of how these homeowners transformed their blank walls to anchor the living room! Cladding it in brick veneer lends a warm, loft-like feel to the space, and decorating it with a medley of vivid posters, typography, and even a road sign turned it into a lively feast for the eyes.

7 Anti-Minimalist Homes That Embrace Clutter
7 Anti-Minimalist Homes That Embrace Clutter
7 Anti-Minimalist Homes That Embrace Clutter
7 Anti-Minimalist Homes That Embrace Clutter

Interior Designer: Fuse Concept
Location: City View
Renovation Cost: $40,000

7. Part artsy, part nostalgic, and a whole lot of fun, this home is the perfect inspiration for "kidults" looking to straddle their love for modern furnishings, toy collection, and retro collectables tastefully under one roof. The bedroom is also aptly less decorated to encourage a more restful sensibility.

7 Anti-Minimalist Homes That Embrace Clutter
7 Anti-Minimalist Homes That Embrace Clutter
7 Anti-Minimalist Homes That Embrace Clutter
7 Anti-Minimalist Homes That Embrace Clutter
7 Anti-Minimalist Homes That Embrace Clutter

Interior Designer: The 80's Studio
Location: Hougang
Renovation Cost: $45,000


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