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.
While this approach demands a stone wall that blends in with the polished contemporary elegance a contrasting path would be to give the sleek and refined bedroom a more rustic stone accent wall. Regardless of which way you prefer it is the rest of the bedroom that defines and determines the style here.
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.
Coupled with exposed wooden ceiling beams reclaimed timber walls a plush rug and cozy bedding one can bring home the magic of that exotic cabin retreat in the mountains. Maybe this Christmas it is time for a staycation!
Stone works in a variety of styles that go beyond rustic and one of our favorites in this regard is Mediterranean. A bedroom with beautiful limestone walls and terracotta flooring immediately reminds us of the very best of Mediterranean architecture and throw in a couple of arched windows and warm lighting and you are pretty much done!
Your bedroom is meant to be a place of relaxation. If it doesn’t offer you that at least to some extent then you’re going to have a hard time getting to sleep. Despite the fact that there are so many different ways you can create a calming atmosphere with your bedroom furniture and decor an incredibly unique way to do it is by taking inspiration from cloud gazing over a blue or gray sky. How much more relaxing can you get?