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4 Seating Inspirations for a Minimalist Lounge

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The lounge is the heart of your home and this is the reason why it needs to stand out from the rest of the spaces in your home. The seating arrangement of your lounge defines your aesthetic sensibility, the hues and tones you decide to shade your sitting space with is reflective of your individuality and the right patterns in upholstery and decor brings the whole lounge together.

Here are some seating inspirations for your modern, minimalist lounge.

Try Diverse Patterns

Diverse Patterns

Minimalism is about decluttering, not infusing the space with boring ideas, and therefore you could be diverse in your approach as far as the seating of your minimalist lounge is. Add lightly-patterned upholstery to your sofa chairs and couple them with bohemian-inspired coffee table. Hints of soft hues against the geometric curtains/blinds also plays really well in a minimalist lounge.  This would add a beautiful, impressionist look to the overall theme of your lounge.

Create Warmth and Additional Seating

Warmth and Additional Seating

The lounge usually depends on different patterns and accents to enhance its theme and ambiance. However, in a minimalist setting, people usually do not appreciate a lot of accents and unnecessary patterns, which is why the idea of adding natural light to the sitting area is definitely a very warm, conciliatory thought to make up for the lack of accents and patterns. Windows aligned with mirrors to allow natural light would enhance the spaciousness of the living room. Apart from this, you could have L-shaped seating arrangements to maximise the overall sitting space of your lounge, adding soft armchairs separately to this setting would infuse character and create additional seating space.

Add Area Rugs

Area Rugs

Architects in Lahore suggest that your lounge must be instilled with a relaxing atmosphere. If your seating arrangement is very light and airy, you must look into the idea of teaming it with an oriental, hand-knotted short carpet or a contemporary-style area rug, right in the middle of your seating setup. If this space is coupled with warm-light lamps and the sofas are upholstered in a mild-toned fabric, try including dark cushions for definition and depth. This will look even more vibrant and tasteful with a vase displaying live plants, scattered across your seating arrangement- either next to the sofas on the end tables or simply on your coffee table that is placed central to the seating arrangement.  The plants add a natural luxury to the neutral, minimalist palette of the sitting space of your lounge.

Contrast, Texture and Geometry


Modern house designs in Lahore frequently suggest that for the upholstery of sofas/armchairs, one should combine straight, curved and angular lines with a vibrancy in colour. This would create a modern, graphic look, keeping the space of the living room understated. An abstract work of art in the background of such a sitting area would create a dramatic backdrop, giving your minimalistic lounge a contemporary contrast, while a sweeping wooden frame of the coffee table and a grey rug could always add a warm texture and softness to this space.

These sitting area design ideas for your minimalistic lounge are not only pocket-friendly, but also would make your lounge the most desirable space in your home. Try these ideas and make your minimalist lounge, an exciting and exuberant space!

Amer Adnan Associates