Yes, there’s a trend in minimalism that you’ll see pretty much anywhere, these days. Cars are designed to look sleeker, smartphone user interfaces are designed to be simple and easy to interact with – even company logos are being redesigned into a simpler look.
We love things minimal, even in interior décor, but this doesn’t mean that we should just chuck out stuff from our homes just so our interiors become more minimally aesthetic. Even if you want to make your house look more minimal, you’ll have to shape to look as such. Of course, this might mean that you’ll get to go shopping for new furniture and household appliances but this usually comes second to making more room in your home. Because your property is bound by certain parameters, it’s not as simple as it may sound either. Home additions are something that need to be planned effectively before they can be done. If you choose to build a new place in every empty area of your house, your house will look much clustered and anything but minimally aesthetic. However, with an addition of a patio or such in the right area, your house can actually look and feel more open even though you’re addition more into a limited space.
In the end, minimal aesthetics are achieved through designing and planning – the kind you need to hire home addition contractors for. If you’re planning on making your house look more relevant to modern home design trends, it’s a great idea to sit down with a contractor right away and start sketching out and discussing your ideas. Many very clustered homes can look much more spacious with the right kind of additions and your home could too, if your home addition contractors are good.