The backsplash and mixed materials in this full-functioning kitchen leave no need for extra stuff. Create behind-the-scenes storage and accessibility to eliminate countertop clutter.
Though this living room has a variety of furniture and a good library collection, the color is kept simple, and "decor" eliminated to create a simple but cozy living room.
Even homes with toys can keep clutter at bay by creating systems that not only help children get toys out but put them away on their own. Think less in terms of a mass of toys, and more in terms of distinct bins of play materials, such as blocks, etc.
Hey, when you have an Eames chair and ottoman, fireplace, books, and view--what else do you need?
This open multi-purpose room creates a simple flow and continuity with all white, and small touches of detail.
Use armoires and sideboards to hide and organize clutter, with panache.
Plenty of detail without any actual clutter, in this open flowing space.
Crisp and clean, yet with detail and texture.
An epitome of simple and elegant.