What Is Maximalist Decor Style And 33 Gorgeous Ideas
With all the popularity of minimalism over the last several years, we knew it had to roll over for the next big thing, and here’s it is – maximalism. Maximalist decor is a real opposite of minimalist decor, the brighter and bolder here is the better. Maximalism is about design and features colors, shapes, tones, and textures to create an over-the-top space.
What Is Maximalism?
Maximalism is a decor style that embraces the idea of excess, it promotes repetition, patterns, bold palettes, intricate graphic details, and one-of-a-kind possessions. Maximalism is a loud style composed of mixed patterns, excessive, but curated collections, and saturated colors. It is essential to remember when maxing out your style at home it is all about you and your unique taste. This style allows your personality and experiences to shine through, it’s about showing the complexity and multifaceted nature of every human.
a bold maximalist living room with a colorful floral rug, a pink sofa, a yellow lounger and bright pillows and accessories
a bright living room with a printed colorful ceiling, a dark green sofa, bright pink chairs and light pink ottomans
a bright maximalist kitchen with coral furniture, a bright floor and rug, a green wall and a colorful backsplash plus lots of potted plants
a bright maximalist living room with blue walls, colorful furniture, bright pillows and bold curtains is a crazy and very eclectic space
a colorful and maximalist living room with pink walls, green and mustard furniture, statement plants and bright artworks
a colorful living room with a bold printed rug and curtains, an electric blue sofa and a yellow table, super bright pillows and a gallery wall
a colorful living room with bright rugs, a bright gallery wall, a colorful sofa with pillows and potted plants
a colorful living room with pink and red wallpaper, a red and blue rug, a fireplace, a leopard print chair and a zebra ottoman
What Are Key Elements Of Maximalism?
The main features of this style are layering, repetitive patterns in prints such as florals, abstract, and animal prints, rich, bold colors, unique statement pieces, mixing and matching of textures and colors, multiples of items like books, statues, artworks etc., blending of styles—oftentimes but not limited to classic, eclectic, and boho.
a colorful maximalist living room with a blue curved sofa, a yellow flower-shaped ottoman, a bright artwork and colorful printed pillows
a colorful maximalist living room with bright furniture, a non-working fireplace, statement plants, printed curtains and pillows
a colorful maximalist space with rattan furniture, colorful accessories and textiles plus bright gallery walls is super fun
a fun maximalist living room with a green sofa and a coral ottoman, a bright gallery wall and colorful pillows plus printed textiles
a lovely maximalist living room with a bold printed accent wall, a pink sofa, a green rug, metallic pieces and potted plants
a lovely maximalist living room with blush walls, a hot pink sofa, a mustard chair, a coffee table with lots of books and a bright gallery wall
a maximalist bathroom with navy walls and an accent tropical one, a fireplace and a blue tub, a printed curtain and a stained stool
a stylish, eclectic guest bedroom design
a maximalist kitchen with a bold blue printed floor, a bright yellow cooker, a colorful ceiling and a fluffy pedant lamp is a fun space
a maximalist living room with a bold blue sofa, a yellow console table, a bright gallery wall, a rattan chair and round tables
How to Incorporate Maximalist Style in Your Home?
Combining rugs, wallpapers, paintings, and photos can be a great start for curating a maximalist room. Add furniture in different patterns and colors—each layer should share the story of your home or the people who occupy the space. Keep in mind maximalist can look cluttered, so try to avoid over-accessorizing.
a maximalist living room with a large and bold gallery wall, with a bold blue sofa, statement plants and a brass lamp and a tray
a maximalist living room with a neutral sofa, a metal suitcase as a table, polka dot chairs of quirky shapes, polka dot wlals and pop art pieces
a maximalist living room with a pink sofa and a coffee table, a floral chair, a bright gallery wall and potted plants and blooms
a maximalist living room with a pink sofa, a refined double table with glass tabletops, a bold and creative gallery wall and a bookcase with plants
a maximalist living room with a tropical accnet wall, a grey sofa and neon chairs, a statement plant and a chandelier
a maximalist living room with a yellow sofa, a pink chair, a colorful rug, a colorful gallery wall and statement plants
a maximalist living room with blue printed walls, a hearth in the fireplace, a fun artwork, a pink chair and a green tufted ottoman
a maximalist living room with catchy green wallpaper, a cage with art and shoes, a leopard figurine and a zebra coming through the door, jewel tone furniture
a maximalist living room with light pink walls, a hot pink fireplace, blue furniture and colorful textiles, a pink chandelier and a colorful gallery wall
a maximalist space with a brick wall, open shelves, neutral furniture, metallic accents and a colorful gallery wall is cool
a maximalist space with a green sofa and colorful pillows, with a fun gallery wall with a shelf, a rattan coffee table
a maximalist space with a hot pink table, a rattan sofa, colorful textiles and pillows, ottomans and a gallery wall is wow
a maximalist space with bold printed walls, a gallery wall, a yellow sofa, a red chair, a blue ottoman and printed pillows for more fun
a super colorful maximalist living room with a blue accent wall, a bold blue sofa and ottoman, a colorful gallery wall and potted plants