But taking the opposite approach of making the brick wall the focal point in the small bedroom also works at times especially when you want a unique headboard wall! Once again it’s horses for courses and what works in one tiny bedroom might not quite seem equally impressive in another with an entirely different theme and style.
The brick wall is an essential part of this narrative and any industrial-style interior without it is definitely incomplete. Of course you can give these industrial bedrooms a softer and cozier ambiance by blending in contemporary touches and going down the path of industrial-chic.
The contemporary variants of the classic Zen style still remain true to many of the original principles but give them a more urbane twist. Since many of us might not wish to adopt that full-fledged Asian look a good compromise is to create a minimal bedroom that is cozy inviting and has a distinct character of its own. This is of course easier said than done and the focus here must be on eliminating clutter while making sure that the bedroom is not too sterile and artificial.
While it is the tufted headboard of Enya Capitone that draws your attention with the it is the lovely squared patterned headboard that turns heads instantly. Even though colors like gray and white are the popular choices you can opt for bolder fabrics with pattern to ensure that the bed fits in with styles that go beyond modern and minimal.
Unlike in most contemporary homes the Zen bedroom demands a warmer color scheme that is filled with gentle wooden tones. The color palette can still be strictly neutral but try staying away from colder and unappealing shades since visual harmony is also an essential part of the grand scheme of things. A touch of greenery is also an absolute must as nature and Japanese design go hand in hand.
As an alternative to paint or wallpaper a simple way to bring some cloudy inspiration into your bedroom is by hanging cloud-like objects above your bed. Check out this clever light fixture from Caisak or these DIY cloud puffs made from white stuffing.