The subdued luxury trend isn’t going away any time soon, but there’s more to it than just how you decorate your home. How you organize and organize things also plays a big role.
Despite the investigation Quiet luxury The look of your home is largely down to the pieces and materials you choose to place in your home, embracing simplicity and coordination that is functional yet beautiful Home storage It is also essential, as professional organizers suggest.
Here are the seven ways you can organize your home to get that luxurious aesthetic.
How to organize your home for quiet luxury
from Minimalist decluttering strategies to pick Luxury baskets To hide the clutter, these are the seven most important steps to incorporating “quiet luxury” into every aspect of your home.
1. Choose storage products made from natural materials
There are many Storage products professional organizers can’t live withoutBut when it comes to low-key luxury organizing, some of these items are often moved to one side in favor of pieces that are as beautiful as they are functional, begins Rachel Klein, home organizer and founder of RayBayBay Home Organization:
“Storage pieces made of wood, metal, glass or stone are favorites for quiet luxury,” she says. ‘You can find almost every basket, basket or organizational staple in a raised product. Consider using a marble turntable for something that can sit on the counter. Wooden and metal bins, along with glass food containers, instantly upgrade your pantry.’
An easy way to elevate your everyday spaces, this essential square basket is handwoven in India from natural seagrass. This multi-purpose basket can easily be moved from room to room and used to keep any cluttered space tidy.
VTOPMART glass box set
This set of seven glass food storage containers with bamboo lids is the perfect way to elegantly display your food items for easy access.
Large ceramic stoneware bowl
Designed by artist Nikolai Wieg-Hansen, Rawi’s geometric pottery vessel is inspired by early 20th century cubism. Handcrafted, it has a high conical base and a deep bowl.
Rachel Klein started her home organization business in 2020 with the goal of helping people escape the vicious cycle of clutter. She is a Certified KonMari Consultant based in Seattle, Washington.
2. Reduce visual noise
You can’t have a luxurious and peaceful home without it chaosSays Hazel Thornton, professional organizer, founder of Organized for Life, and author of… Go with the Flow, available on Amazon. For example, if you’ve watched a celebrity’s home tours, you’ll rarely see anything on the tables or sideboards. Instead, everything is neatly hidden.
“I often refer to clutter as ‘visual noise.’ The best way to ‘declutter’ a home is to declutter it. Storing items in an organized manner behind closed doors is one way to go, but getting rid of things you no longer use, love, and need Keeping it in also helps hugely,’ shares Hazel.
Hazel Thornton is an author, genealogist, and retired professional organizer living in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She loves helping others discover and tell the stories of their photos, their families, and their things.
During her organizing career, she has decluttered homes and offices and created perfect organization systems and schedules.
3. Embrace minimalism
In the same vein, it’s helpful to embrace simplicity when trying to curate a luxury look in your home, says home organizer Rachel Klein. Taking into consideration Simple things are never found in the hallway or Things minimalists never have in the living room A good place to start.
Getting rid of excess or finding a system for storing stock items is another way to achieve quiet luxury. Ideally, you keep only the things you need on hand, allowing for a clean, streamlined look.
“However, I understand that it is economical to buy in bulk, and for these items, I recommend storing them in large baskets (made from natural materials) so they are not an eyesore.”
4. Maintain neutral storage
Colors for calm luxury It boils down to it Decorate with neutrals. These schemes are not limited to our furniture, and should be included in your storage products as well,” says Dawnn Hilton-Lito, General Manager at One Less Thing. “While bright patterns and colors can have their place in every room in the house, using neutral colors is the best way to create an easy, elegant look throughout the home,” she says. “Use shades like taupe, cream, ivory, and soft gray to create a sophisticated, timeless touch.”
5. Look for uniformity
Mismatched storage can be just as visually cluttered as having no storage space at all, so uniformity is key if you want a luxurious, understated look, urges home organizer Raychel Klein. This may mean choosing the same wooden hangers at any given time Closet organizationor choose the same color and font for any poster around your space, she suggests.
“Even having the same soap dispensers and trash cans in the bathrooms helps build a luxurious, soothing aesthetic.”
6. Invest in hidden storage
“Out of sight, out of mind is one of the best ways to achieve a luxurious, serene look,” says Dr. Regina Lark, professional organizer at A Clear Path. “This allows you to maintain a clean, organized look while ensuring functionality,” she says.
To achieve the look, Regina recommends selecting furniture with hidden compartments or investing in custom built-in shelves or hidden cabinets to hide everyday items while making them easily accessible.
This linen storage bench is a conversation starter with a handcrafted profile that will feel at home anywhere.
Dr. Regina Lark is an organization and productivity specialist based in Los Angeles. In 2008, she founded A Clear Path, followed by Silk Touch Moves and, most recently, Talking of Clutter.
7. Allocate spaces for specific activities to contain chaos
Containing clutter is another great way to achieve calm luxury. However, since we have to live in our homes, this can be difficult on a daily basis. Dr. Regina Lark suggests dedicating spaces to specific activities to keep clutter in one place:
“Designate specific areas for different activities or items to maintain a sense of order and style. Whether it’s custom Reading cornerspecific Home office Area, or a Well organized storeCreating distinct spaces for various functions contributes to creating a sophisticated and intentional atmosphere.’
How do I make my home feel luxurious?
When embracing the subdued luxury trend, start investing in high-quality pieces made from natural materials and in timeless neutral colors to elevate your space. This applies to everything from your soft furnishings and furnishings to your home storage. The goal is to choose well-made pieces that will serve you for years to come.
What is considered quiet luxury?
When it comes to home furnishings and storage, quiet luxury is timeless, simple, well-crafted pieces designed to stand the test of time. These items usually come at a higher price, signaling to insiders that they are high quality without shouting that they are designer or “expensive.”
Overall, “quiet luxury helps you achieve a sophisticated, upscale aesthetic without the need for flashy or ostentatious elements,” concludes home organizer Dr. Regina Lark.
“Organizing your home in a way that exudes quiet luxury involves a thoughtful approach to eliminating clutter, choosing stylish organizing products, and creating a harmonious environment,” — Perfect for It A luxurious and calm living room that looks expensiveor Quiet, luxurious bedrooms exude tranquility.