Japanese culture is famous with peaceful. If you want to have peaceful atmosphere, you can add traditional Japanese style in your home.
Japanese style is identic with clean and uncluttered living. It also brings balance between ancient customs and a natural beauty. You can apply these ways to make traditional Japanese style.
Zen meditating room
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To feel Japanese culture, you can add meditate room. In Japanese, especially in culture, meditate room is called Zen meditating room. Zen meditating room can you used for mediating, having tea or doing yoga. You can choose a quiet place to lay out a floor cushion.
It will give you a chance to mediating, or just sitting and relaxing. You can add water feature to make it more like Japanese home. The noise from water will drown away all distracting noises. You can paint the room with calming greens or browns. Some live greenery can you add in your room.
Add open space and lightning
You must add open space and natural lighting in your home. Why must we add it?
It is principle in Japanese design. You can natural light to apply in traditional Japanese style. Natural light will fill the homes, bringing serene views and colors of nature.
You can use large, expansive windows and ceiling openings. It is a great way to add bright design into your own room.
You can add sitting room or TV room that has Japanese style. Most of the Japan’s furniture is low on the ground. If you want to have tea ceremonies, you can add floor cushions. It will forgo furniture.
Furniture that also can you add in Japanese style is a low plank table with floor cushions. Japanese style can be match well with west or east design.
The entry way
The uniqueness in Japanese style is the entry way. You can add Japanese entry in your home to give Japanese style more pop. The Japanese entry is called a genkan. In this area, you can greets visitors and also taken off your shoes.
It is replaced with indoor slippers. If you often go or see Japanese home, you can see there is a shelf in the entry way. You can a shelf or cabinet in your entry way. The function of the shelf is to store your shoes.
You can call a shelf or cabinet in entry way as getabako. In entry way, you can add wooden and a lot of natural lighting. For floor, you can apply stone tile floor. It is popular in traditional Japanese style.
Wood and Bamboo
Japanese style is famous with harmonize with nature. Try to add natural wooden into your home.
Give wall, doors, screen grids and frames that are made of natural woods. Also nice touch of bamboo that used for decorative purposes.
Japanese culture is harmonized with nature. You can add greenery to bring nature indoors. You can add traditional Japanese plants, such as bonsai and bamboo. It will give you Japanese cultural touch. You also can add sleek plants such as palm or orchid to your home.