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You can do your den or even your living room or bedroom in typical Japanese style. Use of neutral and natural colors is intrinsic to Japanese décor. Interiors done up in Japanese style offer an uncluttered feeling, one that epitomize simplicity and clean lines. Japanese décor seeks harmony with the natural environment.


Principles of Japanese decor
  • Use of geometric order, definition and form is an integral part of Japanese décor.

  • The yin and yang must be well balanced. Be it in the balance of polished floors and textured mats or black lacquered boxes and smooth white pebbles, Japanese décor lends a curiously calm balance to interiors.

  • Japanese lanterns usually have round or boxy shapes and made with silk or rice paper.

  • Curtains at windows are not fussy or fancy but are instead simple panels or sheer and light.

  • Use goza mats on tables, benches or on the floor. Tatami rugs and goza rugs make for attractive accessories at the verandah, kitchen or entryway.

  • Hibachis or decorative fireplaces made in either ceramic, lacquer, rattan or metal can be used as bases for end tables or even flower holders.

Japanese décor

Japanese décor is influenced by lack of space and permanency of the houses - Light weight furniture, glass walls that slide and change the room, beds that are pulled out from cupboards and stackable pieces of furniture. Elements of Japanese décor include tatami floor mats, textured silk, rice paper lanterns and shoji screens.


Shoji screens serve to divide spaces into separate forms and functions. Decorated in vibrant colors and symbols, such screens are intrinsic to Japanese homes and spaces. Shoji screens are often made from kiln dried hardwood and unique rice paper blend. This makes them opaque yet allowing for diffused light to seep through. A soothing and calm room inspired by Japanese décor style or Zen style is sure to lend tranquility.

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