Japandi Style, which is a combination of Japanese and Scandinavian style in interior design, is arguably quite new, which has been known since 2017. Even though it is the result of a combination of different design styles, the Japandi style actually has high aesthetic and harmonious values. If you are bored with current interior design styles, it’s good to consider this one design style, who knows it will fit.
The Dominance of White on the Wall
Japandi style relies on neutral and natural colors. Home interiors that apply this style usually use white or other bright colors on the walls. The use of white will produce a minimalist impression so that later it can support the combination of colors on furniture that uses dark and natural colors. The use of white can also make the room feel more spacious, suitable for a house with limited size. If you don’t want to use white, another color alternative that can be used is beige or light gray.
Combination of Light and Dark
If previously the walls is white or bright color, then now is the turn for the furniture. Dark colors can be applied to room furniture, such as sofas, cabinets, tables, lamps, shoe racks, flower vases, and other furniture.
Furniture in Light Wood Color
Clean, fresh, and spacious, is the impression you want to create from the Japandi style. To make the house feel natural, the Japandi style uses wood colors to cover furniture. The wood color chosen should not be arbitrary, the color of light wood is preferred so that the room feels brighter. Apart from color, the selected furniture should also be as simple and functional as possible, furniture that is sleekly designed and does not have a complicated design so that it can save space in the house.
Bring the Natural Atmosphere into the Home
The Japandi style emphasizes the balance of the user’s life. So, real natural elements are very important to presented in the house. Try to have a house with a garden to bring freshness from the outside into the house. In addition, it is also important to bring these natural elements into the room, such as growing ornamental plants in the house. If you get difficult in the maintenance, artificial plants can be an option.
A Touch of Soft Pastel Colors
For people who want to have a touch of other colors in their room, calm, you can still use Scandinavian pastel colors in the interior of the house. But it must be remembered, its use should not be too dominant. The use of pastel colors can be used in accessories or small accessories such as pillowcases, table photo frames, and book collections.
Lack of Ornaments
One of the principles promoted by the Japandi style is wabi-sabi, which means beauty in imperfection. This means that everything that seems simple and has flaws has a better value. Therefore, don’t put a lot of ornaments and decorations in the house, if you can, keep the decorations as minimal as possible. With the lack of decorations, it will make the house look more beautiful and comfortable.
Besides making the house feel comfortable to live in, the Japandi style is believed to be able to make the residents of the house have a better lifestyle.