Asian interior design is becoming an increasingly popular kitchen style in the US. And for good reason, the clean lines, soothing colors and a sense of living in harmony with nature and bring tranquility to the often overstimulated western home and kitchen.
When we are in the west are living in such stressful lives, it is a powerful attraction towards that, that tranquility. Begin with the foundation of natural materials, such as woods and stone and clean architectural lines. Sleek finishes like smooth woods and metals enhance the harmony of an Asian kitchen. It does that removing a lot of stimulation, too many colors, too much stuff going on and just replaces it with peaceful, natural coloration.
Consider the appliances that blend into the overall design to create a harmonious atmosphere. An Asian style kitchens has unique kitchen gadgets. It might even have cabinetry custom-made to authentically reflect Asian function and minimalism. Most of cabinets are very deep and looking for big plates and dishes for western style cooking. When it comes to illuminating an Asian kitchen, indirect lighting is a great choice. Recess lighting is particularly popular, because it enhances clean lines by illuminating or reducing standalone light fixtures.
An Asian style style is characterized as its antique home decor. A soothing color scheme can gain texture and interest from handcrafted ancient features and authentic Asian art. Or bring extensive recreated Asian decorations, like a simple big artful paper lantern. Consider bringing light to your Asian inspired environment with water features and plants.
And for the ultimate Asian kitchen, have a Feng Shui consultant look over your plan. Feng Shui uses principle to create balanced energy in a room or home.
When you walk into a home, sometimes you feel you are comfortable. You feel peaceful. You are relaxed. Some people call it interior design. Others believe this is because of Feng Shui. In today’s modern world, the Asian can satisfy your hunger for harmony and balance in life.