Sublimely Harmonious Minimalistic Interior Design

Posted on 17/05/2012 Author: . Under: Interior Design




Sublimely Harmonious Minimalistic Interior Design

Architecture by Emre Arolat Architects

Interior design by Tanju Özelgin

Living room interior design


This sophisticated and luxurious home is located in ‘Çubuklu Valley’ a modern residential project delightfully situated in a forested region of the northern Bosphorus area of Istanbul.

The focus of this article is on the sublimely harmonious composition of the white interior design scheme.  Talented designer Tanju Ӧzelgin has worked magic throughout the house to establish a perfectly harmonious composition of a complex range of elements.  The predominantly minimalist interior design scheme is elegant and classically modern.  The white interior design is the ‘glue’ which holds all disparate factors together.

White living room design

Living room interior design

The atmosphere within the house is cool and calm with an urban ambience.  To introduce visual dynamics in the form of subtle textures and pattern, Tanju Ӧzelgin has made lavish use of a wide array of natural and organic materials.  These bring a sublime beauty to the minimalistic interior design and are a perfect compliment to the pure white walls, furnishings and surfaces.  Wooden elements add warmth and a welcoming touch to the design scheme.  Stone surfaces and areas of natural pebbles make a firm connection to the natural environment.  Wonderfully twisting plant forms have a similar impact and also soften the dominant geometry of the architecture.  Simple spherical ornaments, ceramic vases, woven baskets and natural hide rugs are also used to contrast the rectilinear structures and introduce character to the white interior design.


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