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Embracing the Maximalist Movement: A Burst of Personality in Interior Design

Embracing the Maximalist Movement: A Burst of Personality in Interior DesignIn the world of interior design, the pendulum swings between various styles and aesthetics. While minimalism has long been celebrated for its “less is more” philosophy, there’s a rising star on the design horizon – Maximalism.

At Spectrum Design Group, we believe in embracing diverse styles that resonate with our clients’ personalities and preferences while staying true to the home’s architecture. Today, we explore the bold and vibrant world of Maximalism, a style that brings a refreshing “more is more” vibe to interior design.

The Essence of Maximalism

Maximalism stands in stark contrast to its minimalist counterpart. It thrives on movement, texture, and overlapping layers of pattern, creating spaces that are rich, vibrant, and full of unique elements. While minimalist homes are characterized by simplicity and modern aesthetics, Maximalism draws inspiration from eras like Art Deco, Victorian, and Hollywood Glam, featuring ornate wood, detailed light fixtures, wallpaper upon wallpaper, and quirky novelty items.

Every Element Tells a Story

One of the most rewarding aspects of our work at Spectrum Design Group is infusing our clients’ personalities into their living spaces. Maximalism offers a unique opportunity to layer in meaningful pieces from the past, creating a vibrant tapestry that reflects the homeowner’s individuality. It’s about more than just décor; it’s a celebration of personal history and a bold embrace of a bright future.

A Conversation with House of Hackney

Recently, we had the pleasure of chatting with House of Hackney, a British company renowned for its Maximalist line of accessories and furnishings. Inspired by nature, House of Hackney’s designs bring intricate and beautiful patterns to the home. From luxurious velvet fabrics and Axminster carpets to novelty lamps, ornate mirrors, and one-of-a-kind paint colors, their collection resonates with the essence of Maximalism. We were captivated by their commitment to bold, unique designs that elevate any living space.

The Personal Touch

As we navigate the dynamic landscape of interior design, we remain committed to exploring and embracing diverse styles that cater to our clients’ tastes. Maximalism, with its exuberant charm and celebration of individuality, has found a special place in our design philosophy. Whether it’s layering in meaningful pieces or collaborating with innovative brands like House of Hackney, our goal is to create spaces that not only meet aesthetic standards but also resonate with the unique stories of those who inhabit them. Join us in celebrating the Maximalist movement – where every element tells a story, and “more is more” is a design mantra worth embracing.

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Dawn Interior Designer
Dawn has spent her life surrounded by a creative and artistic family who inspired her decision to pursue interior design at the young age of 16. She is a proud Iowa State Cyclone and remembers her college years pulling all-nighters in the design studio singing at the top of her lungs and drinking too much caffeine. Although her college days are long past, she continues to find much joy in the design process and thrives being surrounded by others who inspire her, such as her SDG work family. She treasures the relationships and friendships formed from working closely with clients and watching them fall in love with their homes all over again.

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