How to Use Minimalist Interior Design to Live your Best Life

Erikka Fogleman, Interior Designer

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22 Lessons (1h 51m)
    • 1. Introduction and Course Overview

    • 2. 3 Easy Ways to Begin your Minimalist Interior Design Journey Today!

    • 3. Why Minimalism? Less is More

    • 4. Is Minimalist Design Just Contemporary Design?

    • 5. Main Principles of Minimalist Interior Design

    • 6. Activity #1 - Can you Spot the Minimalist Design Principles?

    • 7. Start with the Vision

    • 8. My Favorite Decluttering Techniques

    • 9. Collections and Sentimental Items

    • 10. Everything has its Place

    • 11. Activity #2 - Let's Begin Working on your own Minimalist Room

    • 12. Choose your Most Calming Color Scheme

    • 13. Determine your True Furniture Essentials

    • 14. Activity #3 - Identify your Color Scheme and True Furniture Essentials

    • 15. Identify your Focal Point

    • 16. Include some Negative Space

    • 17. Activity #4 - Include your Focal Point and Negative Space

    • 18. Include the Finishing Touches

    • 19. Achieving Perfect Harmony and Balance

    • 20. Activity #5 - Complete your Minimalist Interior Design Plan

    • 21. Conclusion and Final Thoughts

    • 22. Bonus Lecture - Additional Minimalist Resources

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About This Class

Do you want to learn how minimalist interior design can help to create mental clarity, calmness and increased productivity?

Do you want a home that is beautiful, stress-free, and easy to clean?

Do you love minimalist design but are worried that your room will look cold and bare, rather than stylishly pulled together?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, then I encourage to check out this course!  Minimalist interior design is a hot design trend right now, and for good reason.  In this course I will show you exactly why it's so popular today, but more importantly, I will help you translate this beautiful and chic design style into your own home. 


By the end of this class, you will be able to:

  • Use 3 Easy Ways to Begin your Minimalist Journey Today!
  • Understand why Minimalism is such a Popular Design Trend
  • Articulate the Main Principles of Minimalist Interior Design
  • Utilize my Favorite Decluttering Techniques
  • Effectively Deal with Favorite Collections and Sentimental Items
  • Choose a Calming Color Scheme
  • Create a Focal Point
  • Use Negative Space as a Design Element
  • Achieve Balance and Harmony in a Room

This is a great course for all levels of individuals who are interested in learning more about how to use minimalist interior design to improve their homes and their lives.

Join me for a journey into the beautiful world of minimalist interior design!


  • If you are interested in taking most or all of my courses, I have a recommended order in which to watch them (although it's certainly not required).  I would start with "How to Design a Room in 10 Easy Steps" because most of my other courses are in-depth classes of the concepts touched on in this 10 step class.  Following the 10 Step Course, I suggest moving on to "How to Use Color Like a Pro", followed by "How to Work with Interior Design Styles Like a Pro", then "How to Use Lighting Design to Transform your Home", and finally "Design is in the Details".  My other two courses, "How to Use Minimalist Interior Design to Live your Best Life" and "Use Eco-friendly, Sustainable Design to Green your Home" are both stand alone classes on specialty topics within interior design, and therefore, can be taken in any order.

  • Please be aware that this course, or any of my courses, is not intended to provide all of the knowledge needed to become a professional interior designer.  As with any professional field, there is a significant amount of education and/or experience that is needed to achieve competency in this field.  My intention with these courses is to provide some solid foundational knowledge to assist either those individuals interested in "DIY" interior design to work on their own projects more effectively, or to provide supplemental education to both interior design students and professionals.