150 Best Minimalist House Ideas (2014)
Architect: Chalupko Design
Location: Warsaw, Poland
Photography: Monika Zielska
The design of this spacious apartment was a response to the client’s request for a place to relax and enjoy family life. With a primarily white and gray palette, and marble floors and lacquered furniture, it bestows a sense of luminosity. RGB LED lighting enhances this.
American minimalist artist Dan Flavin embraced fluorescent tubes in his work. The striking lighting effects they create can be inspiring when you are considering the atmosphere you’d like a room to have.
A high-gloss lacquer finish is typical of art deco furniture, but can also provide a contemporary room with a sleek and sophisticated look.
Colored lighting can enliven a room or a narrow hallway where there is little opportunity for furnishing.
The wall behind a headboard can be used to make a design statement, and light can be part of it. Indirect lighting produces a soft glow that can help you create a calming atmosphere.