Most people associate minimalism with Japanese culture. It is because the Japanese are popular for their simplicity which is evident in almost every aspect of their lives such as food, lifestyle and even in the way they decorate their living and working spaces. The best formula in creating a modern minimalist space is by combining economy and beauty. It is wise to look for the most appropriate materials and shades in decorating modern, stylish, fashionable and sleek minimalist interiors.
There are a couple of ways to add a Japanese style to your living room
Japanese culture has a great love and respect for nature, and they believe that the best way to maintain a healthy connection with it is to bring nature into their homes. That’s why adding their traditional plants like bonsai or bamboo can help you experience a small part of Japanese culture. In this case, you can add any type of thick greenery to achieve a similar style. You should consider buying plants such as palm tree if you have a bigger home if not, the orchid will do the job. Broad and extensive windows can also help you bring nature inside.
Elements of wood and bamboo are very present in Japanese style. One of the ways to harmonize with nature is to add wooden elements to your living room. When decoration, don’t only think about the furniture because other elements can help you achieve this symbiosis with nature. For example, you can use wood for walls, doors, screen grids, and frames. The most common types of wood are maple, cypress, hemlock and red pine. Bamboo is also popular and used for decorative purposes.
Keep in mind principles because Japanese inspired home is clean, modern and simple. Make sure to get rid of clutter and keep your decorating style simple.
In this post, you will see how creative thinking combined with the appropriate use of furniture and shades can give shape to soothing and spectacular minimalist living rooms. Most of these living rooms are also inspired by Japanese simplicity.