Wabi Sabi style at home

Wabi Sabi style at home

Your home’s decor says a lot about your personality, every detail counts, from the tapestry to the extraction hood in your kitchen.

That is why on this occasion we want to talk to you about a simple, bright, and to a certain extent minimalist style. The Wabi Sabi, a Japanese style that focuses on the beauty of imperfection, is a philosophy that is present in Japanese culture and which is based on 3 main ideas: nothing is perfect, nothing is permanent and nothing is complete.

Just like Japandi, it focuses on the value of nature, the passage of time and the ephemeral.

Characteristics of Wabi Sabi

To find out how to use and combine this decoration style, here we share the main features that will allow you to bring it to your home.

Characteristics of Wabi Sabi

Natural materials

As we mentioned at the beginning, nature is an important factor for this style, so materials such as wood, stone, marble, ceramics or natural fibers for example wicker or cotton should be in your mind when choosing your decorative elements.

Unique and simple design

Wabi Sabi's characteristic is beauty in imperfection, within this style any damage due to use, weather or an accident makes the pieces shine with their own unique light.

Within this decoration, you can opt for rustic elements, with an old look that can be used in places like the countertop, the dining room table or the chairs.

Toned down colors

By this, we mean color tones that are not bright or intense. Wabi Sabi brings colors found in nature into your home giving it a feeling of comfort and serenity.

The color palette for this style includes tones like stoneware, black, green, sand, beige or turquoise blue on walls or decoration elements.

Order and harmony

It is true that imperfection is a part of Wabi Sabi, but disorder and clutter are not. This style, just like Japanese culture, values order and simplicity in spaces.

In areas like the kitchen where chaos is present almost all the time, it is important to follow this rule. We recommend having ample storage space, for example, specific places for all utensils. In the case of the hood, you can choose one with finishes similar to natural ones such as the Haiku in white, or for an invisible ceiling hood that does not break with the harmony of the space.

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