MINIMALIST DESIGNS VS DETAILED INDIAN DESIGNS
We all have exposure to all kinds of design in the present world but we all have our preferences as to what design we will choose more which could be due to many factors. Design is a vast subject , considering how many kinds it has got , originating from different places . It has it’s impact over people and their lifestyle . Let us look and compare between Minimalist design , which is more basic and Indian designs , which is rather more detailed and intricate.
Minimalist Design is an art movement originating from New York City in the late 1960s and characterized by extreme simplicity of form and a literal, objective approach.
Artists began favoring simple geometric shapes and lines, literal and objective meanings, shifting away from Abstract Expressionism and its excess layers.
Indian Design on the other hand is vast , it has endless designs and details , originating from many places and many linguistic groups and cultures across the country , it goes from simple to super intricate designs from earthy colors to vivid and vibrant colors.
Since there are many artforms and artist communities vastly spread in our diverse country , the designs are quite endless and abundant.
Minimalist design and features .
- SIMPLE GEOMETRIC SHAPES – This design , usually in interiors , are deliberately geometric , basic and minimal , it aims to bring a sort of elegance.
- MONOCHROMATIC PATTERN – Minimalist color schemes often start with a neutral foundation, but they’re not limited to shades of white. Neutrals including gray, taupe, black, and wood tones are commonly used in minimalist designs. With the right application, hues including blush pink, green, and blue can serve as muted accent colors.
- SYMMETRY – The design mostly is repetitive and symmetric in most of all of the cases and has a very bland effect.
Indian design and features –
- DRAMATIC – Indian designs brings about a lot of storytelling , a lot of history and cultural influence is often witnessed in it.
- VIVID – Indian designs mostly carry a vibrant picture of saturated colors and hues but there are cases with dull and washed out colors of designs too but predominantly it is vibrant.
- WIDE RANGE – Since there are too many folk art forms within every state of the country that differs from each and stands out authentically , the options are just too much for this design . It is dominantly detailed in most cases . Therefore , it’s known for it’s details.
OUR PREFERENCES FOR DESIGN AND LIKING FOR THEM HAS IT’S IMPACT ON OUR LIFESTYLE FROM WHAT KIND OF CLOTHES WE WEAR TO WHAT KIND OF HOUSE WE BUILD AND WHAT KIND OF INTERIORS WE CHOOSE AND SO ON .
While we know Minimalist design emerged with western influence , has a bland effect and with industrialization it’s more prevalent in usage , the extinction of Indian designs is possible .
The need for simple designs is washing away the rich , elegant , vast , colorful , impactful designs of Indian origin in usage.
While it is merely a choice and everyone is free to prefer designs of their choice , it is also important to ensure we preserve our cultural heritage and take delight and content in the country’s art culture and appreciate and uplift the artist communities of Indian origin.
As we learn deeper into the Indian Artforms and how it is made , it is more and more intriguing as to how beautiful and authentic these designs get and how it could impact our lifestyle in numerous ways thereby impacting the whole country’s art and cultural heritage.
Just getting creative with Indian Artforms and it’s application in say the interiors of a house you have or clothes you wear or anything you use and customizing according to your likeability of style and form and composing in the best way you like could look and feel as stunning as it sounds , or more .
Different Designs of Indian origin has it’s significance and impact , as when we learn about them , we really do realize , what as Indians we have in our Art History is very immaculate and very liberating .
In the end , we are our choices , we choose what feels right , therefore , we are free to explore and find it out for ourselves as to what design best suits and impacts us to make us and this world a better place of living .