This Minimalist Home Is Surprisingly Family-Friendly


Designer Jeanette Hlinka shares a modern, minimalist, black and white home she designed for a single mother and her ten-year-old son. See how she created a streamlined space that looks picture-perfect, but is also completely livable.

While most of the furniture is white, Jeanette used low-maintenance materials like easy-to-clean vinyl for the dining chairs and a washable slipcover on the sofa. In the living room, a modern black fireplace adds a graphic punch to the all-white space, while a large abstract painting in the dining room steals the show. A dated kitchen was transformed into a streamlined space with shaker-front cabinetry and sleek appliances. The master bedroom exudes the understated luxury of a chic hotel room, while the boy’s bedroom is clean and minimalist with a few playful accessories.

Other videos

Elegant, Contemporary Luxury Design Take a virtual tour of this stunning 5,800 sq.ft. modern home in Oakville, Ontario. Built by Bachly Construction's Custom Homes Division.
Vipp Shelter Tiny Prefab As Precise Industrial-era Appliance This beautifully crafted modern Wooden Dome House shaped like a flying saucer is situated in the middle of 28 acres of forest at 116 Canaan Road in New Paltz, New York.
Modern Home for Minimalist Living Architect Gillian Green took a pared-back approach when designing this home. See how she transformed a dark and dated space into a modern home with a reduced palette that still feels warm and inviting.
Best Modern Kitchen Design Ideas Modern kitchen - is not only a sophisticated workshop of genius, it is here, not in the living room, going every night happy family is not so much to eat, how to talk, watch TV, share their creative achievements, to discuss someone's evaluation repor...
A Small Condo With Genius Storage Ideas Designer Dan Marentic shares a look inside his minimalist 685-square-foot condo that’s filled with smart storage ideas and space-saving solutions. See how he maximizes every square foot.
55 Fantastic Front Door Design Ideas The main entrance to any home can reveal much about the house and its inhabitants, so why not make the best of it? In today’s post, we gathered many inspiring front door designs helping you improvise and reinvent your main entrance. There are plenty ...