Asian Home Decorating – Things to Know

As a style for home decorating, Asian home decorating has become nowadays a very popular style due to the fact that it pays a lot of attention to the space and because it is very simple as well. This Asian style has its origins in the Japanese and Chinese schools because many elements are recognizable to pertain to these two countries.

For instance, if we take the Asian home decorating element – Feng Shui, we are guided towards its Chinese origins since they have initiated the idea of space and object positioning. But most of the times, this home decorating detail is used commonly in the kitchens.

Kitchens are considered in Asian concept the soul of the house, therefore everything that belongs to Asian home decorating in the kitchen is said to affect the entire house and the family living in it.

Elements that pertain to Chinese home decorating and of a lucky charm are the presence of Buddha laughing (comes with lively power for the house) as well as the Chinese dragon. The latter one is known to bring positive energy and helping at the same time to keep the bad spirits away. As to the Money Frogs, they are known to increase the success and treasures in the house.

Another element brought in by the Asian home decorating style is the Asian crystal globe believed to ensure healthy state of mind and body. Another good thing that the crystal ball carries within is the positive energy that it brings inside the house once the sun rays fall on it.

As to the Japanese origin of the Asian home decorating style one can definitely make the difference. The Japanese concept goes more for the space than for the objects and their effect that draws or rejects energies. The Japanese idea is to use the Shoji Screens that separates the room according to its purpose and its type as well. With the use of only one Shoji Screen a monotonous room can be turned into a very vivid area.

The material that these screens are made of is the rice paper that is decorated with various colors and symbols. Another element that Japanese style has put its print on is the light that is conferred by the popular lanterns that through their boxy structure they imitate the essence and the power.

Through the Asian home decorating style using the Japanese inspiration the various objects from tables, chairs, stools and lamps are created for their unique beauty. Once you view an interior that bears the print of an Asian home decorating style you will be very impressed and will keep that image for ever in your mind due to its unique aspect and soothing peacefulness of the details.

Published by in How To, Tips, and Advice, on October 24th, 2010


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