Japanese interior design implies refined colour mixes and laconic forms. This design style can be easily recognised by the abundance of natural materials and appeals to those who like a simple, structured space with minimal furniture.
Design usually begins with the selection of the colour scheme. Drawing inspiration from nature, a preference is given to restrained, light tones. Think of milky colours, beige and cream. These shades prevail when selecting wall colours, furniture and fabrics. All surfaces in the typical Japanese apartment are smooth. Interior designer, Ikuhiro Yamagata, shared with us some important design principles.
“The most important thing