Travelling to Tokyo several months ago has been inspired me a lot, like in term of culture and society. Well, the humble blended with great work ethic tends to be really interesting to see. Despite all of this, their home decoration ideas are also something which is need to be written here.
Traditional Japanese decoration is really stunning, soothing, and look relaxing like you can see in some movies like The Last Samurai and others. But how is this traditionalism is combined with the look of contemporary? It can just generate a sort of amazing ideas. Here then, I will talk more about the contemporary Japanese living room ideas which are really good to be applied on your home living and apartment. Check them out.
Just like other contemporary ideas, the Japanese one also focuses on the simple and minimalist look, starting from the wall, floor, and also furniture. Fascinatingly, traditional Japanese houses are actually also like this. It is common there to have any large room with only simple furniture. Although it works more perfectly when the space you have is large enough, it is appropriate as well for the small living room.
Wood or Bamboo Anywhere
To deepen the nuance of soothing and cozy and also to give a little touch of traditionality, the use of wood or bamboo is really suggested. Well, it is of course commn for use to have any wooden or bamboo furniture. But here, it seems you have tp apply it over the wall decoration and also floor. It is not something difficult actually as the use of wooden tile is actually also not something strange in our society. If you want to spend your budgets more, mural wallpaper with certain idea like bamboo forest image is interesting as well.
“On the Floor” Seating Furniture
I don’t know how to say it. But yes, Japanese traditional-like furniture which let the seaters to sit on the floor is more recommended. Just have some cushions to where you sit on.
Mix with Traditional Accents
Applying Japanese living room ideas will not complete if you don’t have any traditional Japanese or oriental accessories. It is actually not really difficult to find, let’s say Japanese painting or ceramic jar. Oh well, planting some houseplants is good idea as well like small bamboo to deepen the sense of soothing and cozy.
Here are some ideas of contemporary Japanese living room that may inspire you.