Learn how to introduce Asian design and Zen into your powder room.
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Female: Inspired by the simplicity of Asian design, Zen is the slick shtick look that fast infusing the style scene and what better place than the compact powder room to try Asian infusion in your home. Here are some Zen seasonal ideas that will transform your powder room into a calming retreat. Start with the palette of organic colors; settle shades of brown, cream, blue, green and even black will bring an immediate sense of serenity to your bathroom. Two basic principles of Zen design to keep in mind are balance and simplicity. For the powder room create a calming balance by using just a few contrasting natural materials. Leslie Shapiro: The environment that we wanted to create is one of being connected to nature, we really want it to use a lot of wood and natural stone and it feels really relaxing in here. Female: Materials like wood, stone and metal set against the element of water naturally found in the powder room will create a harmonious sense of energy. For the Zen powder room suiting organic materials can be found in everything from sink to tiles. Try a beautiful basin made of natural materials or even a basin fired by Japanese artisans in ancient Japanese helms. Look for tiles that are earth inspiring color or even in design or compliment a glass basin cast in an organic shade with Asian woods like bamboo for florist and accessories. Bamboo is making waves in the Zen powder room because it’s naturally antimicrobial; it’s also a renewable resource which grows to maturity in just five year. Environmental awareness is a natural component of the Zen style. Leslie Shapiro: We really focus on being protective of global resources as much as we can. The recycle glass tile that’s made locally from glass bottles, the vanity wood and all of the wood trim as made from trees that had falling in storms. The floor is made from old school chalkboards on a local high school and we use the to put side of them so that they wouldn’t be break. Female: The trend in Zen has inspired many companies to cast Zen inspired shelves, toilets, vanities and tubs that take there queues from the earth. You can also add the touch of Zen without redoing the whole room; simply by introducing aroma therapy with Zen confuse accessories. And for the final touch, introduce natural details from plants to tumbled stones. So whether you’re adding a few Zen touches or renovating your whole powder room with these easy tips you will create a personal refuge that imparts much needed serenity to your family’s hectic life.
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