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What is Japandi?

Japandi is a modern design style that blends contemporary Japanese and Scandinavian influences to create an elegant space. According to Lisa Holt, "This harmonious hybrid emphasizes minimalism, functionality, natural materials like light woods and stone, clean lines, and neutral colors inspired by nature's beauty – all coming together to conjure up feelings of warmth and tranquility." It has become popular in furniture design and architecture for its serene aesthetic and practicality with clutter-free storage solutions such as shelves built into walls or benches tucked beneath window sills.

Love the Japandi style? It's easy to create a serene and stylish atmosphere in your home by embracing the stunning fusion of Japanese and Scandinavian design elements. Read on to learn how to do it in three simple steps!

1. Natural Materials and Neutrals

Use natural materials like wood, bamboo, and stone alongside neutral colors such as white, beige, or gray to create a calming effect.

Source: Cathy Hong

2. Simple Shapes and Greenery

Incorporate simple shapes into furniture while bringing nature indoors by adding touches of greenery and florals.

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3. Authentic Touches

Create authentic Japanese touches using tatami mats, shoji screens, or paper lanterns, then complement Scandinavian pieces like sleigh beds or rocking chairs for the ultimate contemporary hybrid look.

Now that you know how to create Japandi style in your home, what are you waiting for? Get started by mixing and matching some of these design elements to achieve the look. Remember, have fun with it, and don't be afraid to experiment. With a bit of time and effort, you'll be well on your way to creating a chic and stylish Japandi space that is uniquely yours.


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