The Minimalist’s Guide to World Market
It's more than bohemian rugs.
Published Jun 3, 2018 5:00 AM
By now, we know that World Market is a low-key wonderful place to satisfy all your furniture needs. The retailer has you covered for every room in your home. But the globally-inspired, artsy-veering-on-bohemian name it has built for itself might scare away die-hard minimalists from perusing all the products available; if you have also been laboring under that delusion, keep reading. Here are the decor and furniture items from World Market that prove it’s a great shopping destination for even the strictest minimalists, too.
A round oak-finish top juxtaposed with a sleek white base brings a natural feel to the contemporary aesthetic. This round dining table is particularly great for smaller spaces as it won’t take up too much coveted square footage in your kitchen (or non-existent formal dining room); alternatively, it works well to create abreakfast nook
Linen Napkins with Aqua Border, $23.96
Who says minimalist means devoid of color? Linen is a classic material that instantly elevates any bedroom or tablescape, and swapping out regular paper napkins for something in this fabric makes for quite the sophisticated tabletop companion. A simple aqua border adds just the right amount of color without sending your minimalist heart into a panic.
Bamboo Bath Mat, $24.99
A sturdier—and more stylish—take on a traditional cloth bath mat, this bamboo option is water-resistent and reminiscent of a spa. Consider it the first step in turning your bathroom into your very own at-home pampering site.
Technically meant as an accessory to your outdoor furniture, we love this striped monochromatic pillow for the indoors as well. There’s even an eco-friendly twist: The pillow’s fabric is woven with thread made from recycled plastic bottles. Sustainability doesn’t have to cost a fortune.
Tall Warm Frosted Tealight Candleholders, set of 3, $13.47
Ditch the clunky countertop candleholder in favor of something a little daintier. The warm-toned set, which comes with a burgundy, blush, and orange holder, provides a soft glow that’ll make your space feel more relaxing.
Molded Evie Chairs, set of 2, $159.98
This classic mid-century modern look is sophisticated and versatile. Dress up your home office (or stand-alone multifunctional furniture piece that’s both a desk and a dining table) with one of these, or buy in bulk to outfit your dining space.
According to designers, one of the best things you can do for your patio is get it the right kind of lighting. A strong case could be made for this sleek pendant light, which is both sculptural and simple.
Gray Planter with Brass Stand, $44.99
Use with or without the plant stand, but be sure to pick up this concrete-like planter to give your greenery a mod new home. Whether sprucing up an empty corner on your patio or bringing some life to your indoors, this sturdy piece is both functional and fashionable.
Speckled Stoneware Mugs, set of 4, $27.96
The fact that these come in a set of four means your favorite coffee mug will never have to be too far out of reach. The tops even act as chic little coasters, so you don’t have to worry about ruining any counters or tabletops when you set hot (or cold) beverages down.
Antique White Avignon Outdoor Dining Collection, $139.99-$249.99
Basic but not boring, this collection includes a bench and matching table. Streamlined white borders add a mod feel to the otherwise natural finish of this set—add to your outdoor space for the perfect backdrop to your summer al fresco get-togethers.
The palest of pinks won’t detract from your whitewashedminimalist decor
scheme… and if it does, you won’t regret it. Use as the trendiest of pantry storage containers for dry goods or in your bathroom to hold cotton pads or Q-tips.
Brass Triangular Hanging Planter, $14.99
No space for anindoor planter
Use your ceiling and opt for a hanging planter instead. The brass material and geometric shape make this a modern alternative to your usual woven hanging planter.
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