3 Ways to Style the Breaded Pouf
The Breaded Pouf by Ideal Afternoon is a versatile and charming piece of furniture that can add function and style to your home decor. This unique and playful pouf is inspired by the shape and texture of a loaf of bread, and it offers a variety of practical and aesthetic possibilities for your living space - here are 3 ways you can style is effortlessly.
Wabi-Sabi Your Life: 8 Ways to Embrace the Japanese Philosophy of Imperfection
Feeling more content and connected with life can be achieved by embracing the concept of wabi-sabi. Creating a little magic by living with intentionality, here´s how you can achieve it in every aspect of your day-to-day life.
The Only Way to Maintain Teak Furniture Correctly
When it comes to properly maintaining your teak furniture, there’s only one way to do it, and it doesn’t involve using oils and treatments like other wood furniture might! Here’s everything you need to know about caring for teakwood homeware the right way.
How One Health Clinic Uses Interior Design to Instil Wellness
The way we design our interior spaces has a significant influence on our physical and mental well-being. From the colours we use to the furniture we choose, every aspect of our home or office environment can positively or negatively impact our health and mood. As medical service providers increasingly look for ways to improve the patient experience, they’re turning to creative interior design solutions that foster wellness and calm. Here’s how a clinic in Spain took an abandoned building and transformed it into a space for education and health.
How A Japandi Office Helps You Focus More
One of the biggest challenges for people who work in the office is figuring out how to stay focused. Your workspace has an enormous impact on your ability to concentrate and overall ability to be productive, which is why office design is fundamental whether working remotely or in a company environment.
Minimalist Storage Solutions for Families
If you have a large family, you know that storage space can be at a premium. Every nook and cranny seems to be filled with toys, clothes, and other belongings. It can be tough to keep your home tidy when there's so much stuff around. That's where minimalist storage comes in.
The 5 Stages of Wabi-Sabi Interior Design
Wabi-sabi interiors can manifest in many different ways. Like all interior design styles, depending on the person, they can be more stringent in following the guidelines and use it as a lifestyle tool or adopt a more freeform approach that merges many different interior styles. Here you can begin to understand the different levels of wabi-sabi interior design.
Unlocking Wellness: Using Feng Shui To Declutter Your Home
Clutter of all kinds can affect our mental well-being. This is particularly prevalent in homes. A messy living room makes it harder to unwind after a long day but also puts you in a bad state of mind when you wake up. Here's why cluttered spaces increase stress and how feng shui can help create a more calm, centred way of living.
Historic Home Turned Wabi-Sabi Oasis
Reclaimed property Sisan Hupao 1934 balances modern luxury and wabi-sabi living to create a home that is amplified by its surrounding greenery. A property that inspires tranquility, it’s an oasis for stillness made all the more grounding by its wood-craft furniture.
The Ultimate Guide to Mid-Japandi Furniture
This hybrid of 3 popular interior design styles is bringing a much needed cool, calm and collected feel to homes across the globe. With the funky nature of mid-century modern furniture, the cosy comforts of Scandinavian design and the grounding nature of Japanese interiors, here’s how to blend the three effortlessly.
5 Ways Wabi-Sabi Promotes Mental Wellbeing at Home
Your environment and mental and mental health are intrinsically linked. There’s no denying that your home and its décor can either elevate or diminish your mood. Looking to the Japanese philosophy and interior design style of wabi-sabi, there’s much to learn about creating a space that fulfils your being and creates refuge for the mind
9 Ways To Achieve A Mid-Japandi Home
Meet the new hybrid trend which is taking hold in 2022. Mid-Japandi takes the best of both worlds, including the graphical style and vibrate shades of mid century modern, marrying it with the minimal and paired down tenets of Japandi. Not only does this interior design style deliver an aura of peace in a practical manner, it is easy to achieve!
Creating Sustainable Homeware with Up-cycled Ceramics
BENTU product design revitalizes old ceramic materials to create sustainable modern furniture. This kind of up-cycled furniture not only directly reduces man-made environmental impact, but it also creates homeware with much greater purpose and meaning. This allows you to feel more gratitude for your home and the things within it, building a greener life is said to bring a stronger feelings of contentment.
The Benefits of Indoor-Outdoor Living
If you love nature, you will love this zen indoor-outdoor home concept. Worldwide, architects are creating innovative houses to escape into the natural world. Today we share with you one of the most striking houses for your inspiration, a special place where you come together with friends and family to celebrate life and get acquainted with nature.
The Art of Kaiseki
You may have heard the term kaiseki floating around the world of cuisine, or you’ve even had the chance to indulge in a fine kaiseki meal or three. But have you actually digested the environment which enriches the aesthetic of kaiseki cuisine at its core? Explore how the entire facade cultivates a prestigious dining experience.
A Guide To Illuminating Dark Spaces
A poorly lit space can leave you feeling gloomy and lethargic. Sink into the benefits of maximising lighting in your space and explore implementing colour tones that convey a variety of moods. Dive into our proposed designs and crafts which help reduce dark spaces.
Ikebana: 5 Things To Know When Flower Arranging
Flower arranging has been around for many years. It symbolises a many great deals of things like love, a heartfelt thank you or deep condolences. There’s a truly global appreciation for the ability to arrange flowers just so. In recent years, Ikebana has gained more widespread popularity from the rise of Japandi style, the fusion between Japanese and Scandinavian design styles which are ideal for minimalist interiors.
The Fundamentals of Slow Living
We tend to be unconscious to how time dictates the pace of our lives. We have the solution through slow living which encapsulates a connected, balanced and mindful lifestyle approach. A sense of peace cultivated by simple pleasures, values and using resources judiciously.
Achieving Wellness: Feng Shui & Kanso Interiors
Feng shui is one of the most well-known formulas out there for a happy home built upon good energy. Look to Japan, and there is kanso, often dubbed the ‘Japanese feng shui’, which is rooted in simplicity and zen. When creating your ideal space, it’s essential to understand what you want from it and what both feng shui and kanso can provide.