Interiors of Japanese style homes exude an aura of calm and peace. Zen like influence can be found in abundance with clean cut design lines in every aspect of the home design, construction and decor aspects. Open type floor plans without wasting precious space in dividing walls and corridors, dominate the Japanese style homes.
Japanese traditional Zen philosophy inspires the simplistic, natural essence found in minimalist architecture and design. Line, form, space, light and material are but a few of the essential elements central to this widely popular design aesthetic. Great value is placed on the absence of nonessential internal walls to open up a space and allow an organic flow between the structures’s interior and exterior. Zen concept is translated through the use of materials, geometry and nature to create a poignant relationship between the natural environment, the site and its buildings.
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Dividing walls are kept to a minimum and living room, dining area and kitchen are in one continuous space – each flowing into another seamlessly and with little fuss. The furniture is minimalistic and modern in concept, contemporary in style and elegant and beautiful to look at. Every room of the house gives an aura of spaciousness and timelessness. Bare essential furnishings keep the Japanese style homes from feeling cramped or cluttered letting the beauty of its wood and white elements reflect and bounce the natural light.
If you look old-aged appearance, vintage materials with an aged patina add richness to a minimalist living area. While there are more furnishings and décor elements present, the designer used the negative space beneath the furnishings to let energy and light move through the space. Sliding doors allow the exterior and interior of this Japanese city loft to organically meld one into the other.
The other building that captures immediate attention is the plant filled organic building in Osaka. This building has a vertical garden design. The interiors of a Japanese style look very neat and tidy looking, without undue clutter. The bar design found in a home looks very aesthetically pleasing.
Though with advancing time, some Japanese homes may look not as oriental in the exteriors, Japanese interiors still enjoy the typical neat and tidy design elements, decor elements and neat elegance of their decor ideas. The ambiance of serenity and peace that is created by the interiors of Japanese style homes is quite unrivaled in the world of design. It is no wonder, more and more people are introducing Japanese themes into their space.