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The Japanese style decoration means simplicity and clean lines. Nothing stays recharged with a profusion of ornaments. Quite the opposite: few decorative objects that each has its role. Sorted and collected spaces dominate any Japanese style space. D├ęcor is designed for small spaces. And to read Japanese style, immediately come to mind the color black and floral motifs.

A home decorated by the Japanese

For years, decorating homes proposed designs inspired by Japanese life (oriental, in general). So, in stores you can buy items and other household appliances typical Japanese. Surely you sound! Futons, tatami mats, screens, tea sets, pictures with characters of the Japanese language …

Futons are traditional Japanese beds. Are placed on top of tatami, mats also traditional Japan. Its thickness is about two inches. They are beds that are collected and stored in a closet during the day to make room. Although as many customs and things, you can also purchase a ‘western futon’, which is not collected but on the day serves as chair. Furthermore, pallets placed above and not on thin mats. Futons are currently filled with a variety of materials such as latex, cotton, synthetic … This mattress skinny shikibuton called in Japan. And the quilt is covered with kakebuton call. To save space, the Japanese do not ‘know’ what a chair. They sit on the floor on cushions huge!

Floral motifs can not miss in your home Japanese. They are known as Ikebana, Japanese floral art. And do not get swindle: always have an odd number of branches or flowers. The Ikebana comes from the tradition of offering flowers to Buddha. Are created not only with flowers but also with leaves, seeds or other plant material.

To separate spaces can opt for a screen. There is something for every taste, but following the Japanese style should be painted with flowers. The screens also contain everything an ancient art in Japan. Another possibility is known as shojis sliding doors. Above them hung the Fuurin, also chimes typical of Japan.

And if, in addition, you get dressed in a kimono and a makis you serve, you are completely ‘camouflaged’ with the Japanese style of your home!

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