The 90s were a time when home design and decorating moved towards a more sanitized look with bright colors of the 70s and 80s being replaced by more understated hues such as beige and white and simple straight lines taking over from eclectic designs.
It is amazing to see how the word ‘Zen’ is something every design aficionado identifies even if he is not really well versed in the culture of the Far East. For those who love interior design it represents a balance of elements an air of tranquility and a style where mind and matter both find solace.
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.
Painting the brick wall white will take a few additional coats of white paint than normal because of the porous nature of bricks. Another cool trendy look is the whitewashed brick wall that gives the room a surface that seems authentically aged and rustic. Gray is the next best option and is the front-runner in contemporary and minimal bedrooms.
This is a smart option for those looking to add natural stone to their existing modern bedroom in a curated fashion that does not force you to completely rip out the current walls.
Having already featured 100 of the very best living rooms that revel in the uniqueness of the exposed brick wall today we browse through bedrooms that offer a similar experience.