(photo: freshome.com)

In the world today, the goal in regard to housing seems to be to get as big a house as possible and furnish it with as many lavish things as you can afford. Because of this obsession with materialism, it can be nice to see expensive places that favor functionality over flair.

Keeping with that line of thought, check out this penthouse in Budapest that has gone out of its way to be as minimalistic as possible, and maybe reap some ideas for your own minimalist redesign:

Budapest Penthouse Favors Functionality Over Flair