The Minimal Man’s Guide to Kitting out your Home for Winter

It’s not always the first thing on a man’s mind to think about soft furnishings and home décor, however it’s an important aspect involved in creating a space in which you feel comfortable and at home, especially during the winter months when it becomes a cocoon of hibernation.

If minimal, fuss-free décor is your thing, then we’ve got some tips to making your living room an inviting, homely space this winter, ideal for movie marathons, drinks nights in and entertaining friends.

A leather sofa is a true design classic and one that suits almost every living room and scheme. They can look super sleek and modern, or traditional depending on the style you opt for.

This mid-century style by Arlo & Jacob is ideal for a minimalist living room scheme and the black leather look sophisticated and smart. This dark black leather is an excellent choice to pair with darker tones in the winter months, making it the perfect spot to escape from the cold outside.

This minimal and sharp-looking wall clock is ideal for remembering when the clocks go forward and back for the winter season. Daylight hours might be far and few between, but you won’t mind so much with this stunning timepiece hanging from your wall.

What’s more, it’s the type of style that will never date, so it’s a great for longevity.

Winter, and Christmas in particular, is the season of entertaining. If you have guests descending for some festive fun, then a sure-fire way to impress your mates is with a fully-loaded drinks trolley. Like many of these pieces, a slim, metal drinks trolley is a design classic and is definitely having a bit of a revival in the interiors world.

This version from Cox and Cox is elegant and stylish. Load it up and get the party started!

A vintage-style map is the ideal canvas to hang on your walls and will carry on the retro vibe from the mid-century sofa and drinks cart. This vintage world map from Maison du Monde is an excellent choice and would look rather dashing hanging above a fireplace.

A faux cowhide rug will tie your scheme together and help keep the warm in if you have wooden floors, particular useful this winter. This option from Wayfair will do the job nicely. Pair with a monochrome colour scheme and mid-century furniture for a classic and timeless interior look.

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