Accentuate the Positive in Two Artful Apartments

Monochrome is trendy and minimalism is chic, but how can you ensure that your space looks sleek and cool but doesn't fall into the trap of being so minimal it's boring? The answer, of course, is accents. Without accents that create contrast in color and texture, minimalism can quickly become snore-worthy. These two apartments from designer Maxim Doshchinsk use many of the tenants of sleek, modern design but do not shy away from those fun and funky accents that really bring a room to life. First up is an apartment that uses the sheen of polished metal to great effect.

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