Interior of Japanese

Now, it is very popular and important to do repairs in the apartments, maintaining a certain style in the rooms. Not so long ago, interior of Japanese was very popular, but today this popularity became lower a bit and the trends changed. So, it is now fashionable not just a repetition of the minutest details of the Japanese style, but to use only some elements, that will remind Japanese features. Thus, it seems that in fashion now not the style itself, but its stylization. And if you want to style your apartment under the Japanese style, it is necessary to get acquainted with all distinctive features of this.


Since the Japanese interior suggests not familiar furniture to our people − rather low tables at which have to sit in a bent position, low chairs, which sometimes even may not be present, as well as low beds, not everyone can get used to such style. That is why the stylization is more common event than the full redesign of the apartment to the Japanese interior. Stylization itself is a mere outline of the Japanese style, in the presence of usual American items.


Features of Japanese Interior

The interior in Japanese style is already refers to any lack of personal items in the interior, such as personal photos and paintings on the walls, statues and souvenirs, which would seem to us individualize our dwelling. But, it is all not about the Japanese style since it features simple shapes, impersonal and minimalist beauty.



Bedroom in Japanese style

For our American man, Eastern, particularly Japanese, style is very difficult to perceive and understand. Sometimes, it is even difficult to tell where there is the soft furniture, on which it is possible to sleep, and what furniture intended for storing clothes or books. Therefore, in North America as in Europe, Japanese style adapted to their conditions and demands, which would be acceptable without compromising the overall style of the interior.

Stylized Japanese style

For example, mattress of the upholstered furniture – of sofa or of bed, rose to a higher level than the aboriginal mattress of Japanese style. Also, for Americanized Japanese appear bed’s pillows unusual for native Japanese beds. Therefore, such improvements are called stylization.



Mix of American and European style with Japanese

Also, not only a structural component of the Japanese style elements changing, but the color. If Japanese style stands only in natural colors: spring and autumn palettes; American and European fashion uses and the brightest, not typical of Japan, colors: rich, contrast and accent. In short, the range color in Japanese style is unlimited. Also, think whether the actual doing of living room in Japanese style, with its low furniture. It is unlikely your guest will be pleased to sleep on a low sofa, so he can feel like he is on a mattress on the floor than on the bed. So not every guest can relax all night, unless your guest is from Japan, or he got used to it.


Japanese Style Accessories

Despite the fact that Japanese style does not provide for the availability of paintings or posters on the walls, the stylization is fulfilled somewhat different. Thus, there are paintings and posters with the fragments of Japanese hieroglyphs, nature elements or images of animals, such as a crane or a snake. In such a way evolved the Japanese style in America and Europe.



Guest table in Japanese Style

The American and European approach to the Japanese style does not require a repetition of the authenticity and the intensity as in Japan, so it is enough to add to some Japanese strokes without losing familiar comfort in the room. With all this, the Eastern interior is more decorative, to some extent, more theatrical or toylike. Among such decorative items it is often isolated screens and a low table with floor cushions, sets for tea procedures and so on.

Cabinets and drawers under Japanese style

Oddly enough, but Japanese style is used widely in the bedrooms, not in the living rooms, for example, in the children’s room or the study-room, where nothing more should not be. Therefore, we must identify at once the main features of our declared style − simplicity and minimalism.



Japanese Cushion Box

Repairing in the living room by Japanese style is more complicated, since it needs to find a balance between our usual comfort and the unusual features of the Japanese style. For example, in the living room it is necessary to place items such as a TV-set and armchairs, a sofa and a bookshelf. In this case, you need to do some stylized Japanese style, keeping your comfort level at the American-European level.


Whether Need Japanese Screen?

Of course, perhaps a paper or fabric screen is the most recognizable, standing in the middle of the room. Unfortunately, it is almost meaningless in the modern interior. Mostly, such screen is used only when the room is needed to partition off from time to time. Well, as such cases are rare, and the presence of screens becomes rare and senseless, performing a decorative function only. If you have a large and spacious room, you can easily install such a screen in any place of your apartment, not thinking that it will somehow interfere with.

Presence of Japanese Screen in Apartment

And there is about another misconception. If you think that forcing a room with Japanese items and accessories, you have got it in the Japanese style, you are wrong, because this will only lead to the space cluttering. Remember, that the main feature of it − a space.





Validation of Project Design in Japanese Style

Thus, to understand whether you developed your project design in the Japanese style, check for abidance of the following items:

  1. Japanese style predetermines natural and soft shades, but no more than three pieces. Japanese stylization may imply numerous bright and juicy colors;
  2. Brevity and simplicity are inherent for the Japanese style. Furniture should be maximum simple, and its frame should not have been figured or with any other grooves, in other words, clarity and rigor must be met;
  3. Since Japanese are the ancient freedom-loving nation, a Japanese space should also be spacious, clean and bright, inspiring peace and quiet;
  4. Japanese furniture, fittings and other items should be made only from natural materials − paper, wood, ceramics and porcelain. Therefore, in any case plastic are not applicable.

Thus, to make the interior in Japanese style at your home, you need to be not only a fashionable and modern man, but even among those who like the oriental style of culture and life.

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