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Zen Inspired Interior Design

Our homes should be the place where we feel most calm and peace, and what better style to promote these feelings of serenity than a zen inspired space, like those featured in our Japanese Zen Gardens post and our look at Japanese Style Interior Design. In this post we’re focussing not only on traditional Japanese […]

Our homes should be the place where we feel most calm and peace, and what better style to promote these feelings of serenity than a zen inspired space, like those featured in our Japanese Zen Gardens post and our look at Japanese Style Interior Design. In this post we’re focussing not only on traditional Japanese zen, but also on its modern adaptations.

Floor cushions around a low table are an easy way to create an oriental dining zone, along with high contrast dark wood against a soothing warm cream backdrop. This example of slightly elevated low seating would prove easier on the knees and back than floor cushions. The shelving that overlaps the edges of the wall column in this design are slightly reminiscent of the silhouette of a Japanese pagoda.
Minimalistic lines are the obvious influence of traditional Japanese interiors on contemporary spaces.
Balance is key in a zen style home.
Simplicity. Clutter is not part of the zen philosophy.
This is Rurikou-in temple, Kyoto
The temple is shielded by nature.
Softness underfoot creates relaxation in a zen room.
Play with natural light.
A zen room is a place of harmony.
Embrace nature.
Ideally, a ...
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