The Japanese sect of Buddhism that the word hails from originally borrowed it from the concept of of the Indian Vedic school of learning that the west today identifies as meditation. No wonder then that any Zen-inspired interior is heavily laced with Japanese and Indian artifacts and that unmistakable influence of Oriental style.
Maybe you are kind of a person and want to showcase your talent with a can of paint on that brick wall! Others might go down the path of smart displays artwork and brilliant lighting. Irrespective of your choice do not be afraid to push the envelope!
Stone walls bring simplicity to complicated spaces add natural goodness to modern interiors and allow us to add texture and uniqueness to homes dominated by modern monotony. And few rooms benefit from a lovely wall or architectural feature clad in natural stone like the bedroom.
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.
In case you are surrounded by brick walls in the bedroom break up the monotony with wardrobes large mirrors casually placed on the ground or even captivating artwork that diverts your attention. This gives the room an elegant vibe breaks the tedious visual of the continuous brick walls and gives the bedroom a softer more inviting ambiance.
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.
A kids’ bedroom from Mommo Design takes a bolder approach with a striped black and white rain cloud plus matching bedding. How do you wrap simplicity elegance and whimsy all in one? The bedroom below from Petit and Small managed to do it all with an adorable little piece of cloudy wall art that pulls the room together.
If rustic style and the stone wall is a match made in design heaven then it is a marriage that is incomplete without a roaring fireplace to bind it all together and provide a scorching centerpiece.
As its name suggests draws its inspiration from the aesthetics of beds that you generally come across in high-end hotel suites. This obviously makes the bed a perfect fit for the gorgeous guest room and it can be easily adapted and customized to meet the specific needs of your bedroom as well. With a natural oak headboard one can distinctly notice the Italian flair of this Porada masterpiece even as it embraces simple straight lines and refined aesthetics.
It is hard to deny that the brick wall seems most at home in the smart industrial bedrooms that also features elements such as exposed duct pipes large widows with metallic frames and exposed wooden beams.
No collection of bedrooms is complete without a few modern inspirations that range from the transitional to the contemporary. It is the stone you choose that makes a huge difference here and the likes of split-faced marble work better in these settings.
If you already have a brick wall in your bedroom most of the work is obviously done and all you now need is a bit of cleaning and the right sealing agent that will prevent disintegration over time.
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.