The Japanese style is very special and different from all other Asian styles. The simplicity results from the regular shapes of the furniture, the good organization of the elements in the room and the free space around them. Japanese houses also bring nature into the house through large, expansive windows that allow a view of nature from every angle.
Japanese-style living rooms have this simplicity, comfort, serenity and modernity, sometimes ultra-minimalistic elements, and the word zen sums it all up. Clean and tidy living, adherence to balance, order, old customs and a love of natural beauty – that’s what a Japanese living room is all about. How can you give your living room a Japanese flair?
Japanese houses are usually decorated in natural colors derived from the brown of wood elements and the green of plants. Grays and neutrals are widespread throughout the rooms. The result is a calming, calming modern space. Don’t forget about indoor plants to bring more nature into the house. Adding traditional Japanese plants like bonsai and bamboo to your home gives it a little Japanese cultural twist. Fill the house with natural light – make large windows and ceiling openings with skylights. Try to keep your windows clear of any obstructions. If this is not possible, however, choose a simple bamboo screen or sheer, wafer-thin curtain panels.
Japanese style furniture
Japanese-style living rooms aren’t cluttered or filled with furniture. Most of the furniture is usually low, modern, laconic, and there are floor cushions. You can buy a traditional Japanese hot table called a kokatsu, which is used for everything from tea to studying. Put your furniture on a tatami, a traditional Japanese mat. Another way is to use modern, clear furniture made of natural wood. The lighting should be angular and modern.
Wood and bamboo decor
Natural wood elements are one of the best ways to harmonize the space and they are characteristic of any Asian interior. Bamboo is very popular in eastern homes, and it’s a great type of wood. Bamboo gives your room a cool Japanese flavor. Every clean and quiet room is accented with bamboo and has an Asian-inspired look.
Japanese style sliding doors or screens
Screens are an indispensable part of Japanese households because they are often small and it is important to save every inch of space. An authentic Japanese screen is called a shoji and is an essential design element in Japanese homes. Modern versions of such screens are available in stores and are sure to add a cool Asian flair to your home, even if they are not partitions, just wall decorations.