Although surrounded by charcoal tile and stainless steel, the bathroom still emits a feeling of tranquility for a spa-like experience. We at Decoist have always encouraged our readers to think beyond the usual and experiment with an eclectic and individual blend of styles that fits the specific needs of the house. On Decoist we feature all sorts of ideas to make your bathrooms, bedrooms, kitchens or offices look prettier. Subscribe to "Homedit" on YouTube to keep up with all of our videos and shows. Oriental blue and white wares were developed in China in the 14th century, and by the 17th century the pieces were considered prized possessions and collected by European royalty. Small statues of laughing Buddha, decorative fans, Asian scroll paintings, a few jade statues, some oriental parasols, a shoji room divider or two, and throw pillow covers with Asian motifs should get the job done without forcing you to make permanent changes.
In this casual living room designer Jane Ellison added a bold cobalt-blue color along the back wall to pull out the muted blues in the sofa detail, as well as the hues in the porcelain pieces.
Home Decorating Ideas with an Asian Theme
But in the case of Asian style, it adds to the entire visual and elegantly accentuates the theme. Borrowing from the Asian style is no different either. Designer Jane Ellison kept the color scheme entirely neutral in this Asian-style breakfast nook, allowing the red leather seat cushions to exert energy and make a bold statement on their own. What do you think? Oriental blue and white wares were developed in China in the 14th century, and by the 17th century the pieces were considered prized possessions and collected by European royalty. Clean and well-defined straight lines, minimalist decorations and sleek symmetry are all a natural part of Asian design influenced by a Japanese style. Keep an eye out for some oriental decor pieces next time you visit the thrift shop or the flea market so that you can redecorate on a budget.