By Irena Collinson. interior. Published at Friday, October 12th, 2018 - 09:27:26 AM.
This year. it's time to take things a step further. Say hello to wabi-sabi design. the Japanese-inspired trend that's bound to become your new favorite look.Keep reading to learn more about what wabi-sabi stands for. why it's so compelling as a design trend. and how you can bring the look into the rooms of your own home. We're sure that by the time you get to the end of this post.
Decorative bowls and trays are always a solid choice. as are houseplants that can add a hint of freshness to the space.Don't forget to welcome imperfections.Embrace imperfections.Our last tip is the most important one. Usually. when we discuss adding finishing touches to your interior design. we talk about how to make it look finished. or how to give it a professionally-designed edge. In this case. you're aiming for the opposite.
As for how to go about pulling those things off. your best bet is to focus on the layout. Wabi-sabi interiors favor paired down layouts where the functional items are the focal point. Build the room around the furniture and be sure to leave plenty of negative space.When you're ready to consider accessories. pay special attention to items that also have a functional purpose.
For example. someone who prefers Nordic design might build their design around light woods while someone who enjoys a Mediterranean look might include lots of terra cotta.Whichever materials you use. remember that authenticity is key. In this case. it's preferable to opt for the real deal over mass-produced versions. Consider taking a step outside the norm and shopping for your design elements away from big-box stores.