FOR years now, minimalistic interiors have dominated the narrative with its simple decor, an off-white palette and a notably Scandinavian visual language.
But in 2019, a new era of extravagance has arrived — welcome to the maximalist world of ‘more is more’. Some may call it a response to the oppressive times we live in – like the flamboyance of the French court in Versailles – or perhaps a desire for self-expression, but maximalism is making a comeback in living spaces everywhere.
Maximalism is a style that can be embraced in stages; you don’t have to go nose-diving straight in – just the right amount of pizzazz to stir up the emotions. Here are ways to work the maximalist look at home.