Interior in Japandi style

Japandi was born at the crossroads of cultures. It is based on a calm palette of shades and the principle “less is more”, and the balance of aesthetics and convenience always comes to the fore. After the global fascination with the philosophy of Swedish lagom, Danish hygge, and Japanese wabi-sabi, the new trend is reflected in the interior. The name – “Japandi” comes from the fusion of Japan and Scandi – directly indicates its main features: the style combines the functional purity of Japanese interiors and the warmth characteristic of Scandinavian culture.

The main manifestations of style can be found in the choice of furniture forms, simple and self-sufficient. Low sofas and beds shift the compositional center of the space closer to the ground and are reminiscent of the traditional Japanese tatami mats. The atmosphere is complemented by poufs, coffee tables and carpets, but each item retains a strictly defined place and function. 

Japandi speaks of returning to the origins, the natural beginning. It is characterized by tactilely pleasant natural textures: untreated light and dark wood, natural stone, and concrete. Another mandatory condition is a functional and ergonomic layout, in which there is nothing superfluous. Intentional emptiness creates a feeling of freedom. From Japanese wabi-sabi to Japandi, a fascination with the beauty of imperfection has also passed, so the focus is on things that can tell a story through cracks and scuffs, and objects created by hand. Everything in the interior is aimed at creating balance and resting the mind, saturated with impressions in the digital age.

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