The Japanese sense of aesthetics and style is admired for its simplicity and purity, as well as functionality at the same time.
It has evolved from the traditional look to something very much more versatile and contemporary, but has retained its underlying principles and key elements. If you want to have a contemporary Japanese-inspired design for your home, here's what to factor in:
- Low-slung furniture and structures
- Streamlined, linear proportions
- Light wood and natural materials
- A neutral base colour palette
Here are some contemporary Japanese-inspired spaces to inspire you: