Minimalism is essentially the art of being able to comfortably, conveniently and aesthetically live with less. While on the surface of it all, this task may look easy enough, in reality it is a lot easier said than done. In fact, a beautiful, functional home with a minimal theme is one of the hardest to design. It takes skill, restraint and a whole lot of discipline. Minimalist design has been highly influenced by Japanese traditional design and architecture. Lighting, using the basic geometric shapes as outlines, using only a single shape or a small number of like shapes for components for design unity, and using tasteful non-fussy bright color combinations, (usually natural textures and colors) and clean and fine finishes also influence a structure’s beauty. Minimalist living room is one of the best modern styles, that will bring brightness, elegance and freshness into your daily stay. If you decide for decorating your living room in this famous style you will have a wonderful room full with positive energy where you can charge your batteries. Usually a lot of people for decorating minimalist style are using classy shades like black, white and grey, however, introducing splashes of bold hues like purple, red and green is also acceptable. Take a look at the following 15 Minimalist Living Room Decorating Ideas and get inspired.