Peaceful, simple, and modest that resulting to a serene and very cultural interior. This is the words that best describe the Japanese-inspired design. Undeniably, this is one of the most beautiful designs that pass the test of time. They called it Zen.
Japanese style evolves around clean and uncluttered living, holding tightly to balance, order, ancient customs and a love for natural beauty.
If you live in urban area, a Japanese-inspired home or interiors will give you a very tranquil atmosphere that separates you from the busy world outside. Relaxing indeed. If you want your home to be Japanese-inspired, here are some simple things to do.
1. Display a plant
Bonsai and Bamboo. This two is interconnected with Japanese culture. Since Japanese culture are known for their love and respect for nature. And the best way to maintain a strong connection with nature is to bring nature indoors. With this plants, you can give your home a small Japanese cultural touch. Just remember, keep it simple, natural and green.
2. Choose earthy tones for your interior
Simple colors from nature. This is very common in Japanese houses. Colors like brown from wooden elements and greens of plants. Designing with simple color palette will result in a very neutral design. You can try to incorporate natural wooden element through wood shelving, wall panels, and flooring, or add the grey-tones of stone in your floors or even your furniture.
You can also use colors such as soft beiges and pinks, and shades of grays.
3. Bring in the scents of Japan
Japan is also known for the beautiful Cherry blossoms. The sweet, soft and sheer floral scent of this flower will be a great addition to your home.
There is Janapese deodorizing air freshener that is mild and natural, to complete your makeover to have a Japanese-inspired home.
We want to have the most beautiful living room. Because of this are very occupied in decorating to achieve what we dream for. But due to this, we oftentimes forget that our ceiling is included in our living room and should not leave behind in boring white.
Aside from being white and plane, we can actually create a different twist to our ceiling. Why don’t you make it coffered?
A window, small or large is an important part of a kitchen. With this, you can let natural light to go in. It can add ventilation too in the area. There are other people that added windows in their kitchen to get a good view of a beautiful outdoor or nature they have.
We can use this window too if we get curious about what is happening outside without stepping out our door. With this, it means that having a window in the kitchen is not just a simple decoration, but it has a purpose.
There are people who love the “Vitamin Sea” very much that they even want to bring the breezy beach into their indoors. If you are that kind of a person, I am sure you want to stay on the beach as long as you can. You also dream of having a beach vacation every now and then.
But what if you can afford a beach vacation every year? Don’t worry, just set a beach style decorating in your home. Be it in your bedroom, bathroom or living room. With this, you can feel the beach and its ambiance on your doorstep, without living your comfort zone.
Having a beach style living room is easy. It is easy to achieve if you use the right combination of colors and materials.
The veteran actress, Sylvia Sanchez was one of many celebrities affected by Typhoon Ondoy in 2009. Because of the flood, her family forced to relocate until they found this beautiful property in a hilly subdivision in the North.
The mother of celebrities Arjo and Rea Atayde consider the new house as a place of healing and new beginnings for them. Since 2011, the family lives in this house that is not a prone to flooding – thanks to the sloping piece of land they acquire.