Essentials for the Asian vibe
Spaces eventually end up looking tired and worn out after some time. You can transform and breathe new life into such spaces by infusing a new character.
Some prefer Japanese and Balinese designs, for the clean lines, minimalist and uncluttered look, and the use of natural materials. These designs also utilizes muted colors and soft textures, with emphasis on balance, ancient customs and a love for natural beauty.
Below are some of Inquirer Property’s top picks for the modern Japanese and Balinese design for your space.
A unique side table can be a great conversation starter. This rustic side table from Crate and Barrel will be a nice addition to your traditional space.
Crate and Barrel’s Yukon table brings nature inside your home. It creates a serene, calming effect with clean-lined wood elements.
Both Japanese and Balinese agree on one thing and that is minimalism. Keeping furniture simple and a space uncluttered is their signature. The Ansel TV Console from Dimensione fits the bill of both cultures as it streamlines the look of your living room.
These wooden pots from Dimensione are refreshing pieces which you can use to adorn your living or garden area. The Japanese and Balinese designs usually use a neutral color palette.
Japanese furniture is usually depicted as low-to-the-ground, while the Balinese design often involves high ceilings and arches. Mimicking such designs into your home, you can put simple side tables or a low plank table with floor cushions.
It’s usually the small details that matter. Make sure that every little item in your home serves a function, whether it’s a unique Japanese lantern or a modern getabako that is used for storing shoes. You can also spruce up your kitchen with a one-of-a-kind serving board or curvy scallop bowls with a pattern of natural shales.
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