Natural boulders and rocks were worked into the design of this Asian-inspired front yard. Ornamental grasses, pieris Japonica, loropetalum and other low-maintenace plants fit with the garden's Zen feel while being easy to care for so the homeowners can maintain the garden's simple appeal.
This bright red wall is a vibrant background for the black Asian dresser and gold decor. The dresser has three peg-lock cabinets and three drawers. Four circular gold decorations add texture to the design between two green lamps and wooden horse statue.
Delicate, feminine Asian-inspired florals that keep things light and an array of stunning wall coverings are making their way into well-designed homes. This bathroom from Jena Salmon Designs demonstrates this fresh, never fussy approach to florals. “It’s color, it’s toiles, it’s got a little more punch to it” says Salmon of this new, more edgy approach to wall coverings.
Designer Mary DeWalt created a true sense of the sublime with her beautiful color choices for this bedroom. Although the room has a contemporary feel, it also reflects an Asian-inspired sensibility, especially with the art Dewalt chose for the grouping behind the bed. Great symmetry abounds in the design, projecting serenity and simplicity.
To give the bathroom more personality, TerraCotta Design swaps out the plain pedestal sink for an Asian-themed vanity and replaces the oval mirror with an expansive frameless mirror that enlarges the room. TerraCotta keeps the wood flooring and repaints the walls to transform the room without going over budget.
An Asian-style console and table art adds a burst of brilliant color in this living room from designer Elizabeth P. Clarke. According to the designer, "Art and accessories are a very delicate step. They are going to be your most important complement in the design of any space. Having a good selection of art and accessories is almost as important as the entire project itself."
Inspired by the colors of an Asian botanical-print rug, warm tones and varied textures bring cozy harmony to this multi-purpose room. A grass cloth wall covering, woven shades and a suede-covered Arne Jacobsen Egg chair mix with a wool boucle daybed, custom designed for the space.
A large asian cabinet breaks up the white space of the wall and adds height and color to this stylish dining room design. The dark dining tabletop matches the neutral and black stone floor. White dining chairs pop against the dark details and tie in the white walls. Larger end chairs with tall backs give dimension to the table. A glass bulb chandelier finishes the fashionable design.
This contemporary kitchen features a black grated wall, black door and cabinet, and shiny black countertop. The hanging lights mirror the grate design of the wall. The red and white bar chairs upholstered with asian-inspired fabric with nailhead trim add a vibrant contrast to the dark kitchen.
Designer Vanessa DeLeon skillfully and artistically plays dark against light colors in this contemporary, Asian-influenced living room. The rust red walls radiate an aura of warmth and accentuates the white sofa, red chair, and dark wood coffee table.
Influenced by ancient feng shui philosophies, interior designer Tannie Luke worked with Paragon Pools to craft this Asian-inspired pool. Fire pots and spillways line the pool's edge, while striped patio chairs cozy up to a raised fire pit.
A pair of textured love seats creates seating around a round, ribbed coffee table. Three red trunks double as colorful decoration and extra table surface, while a horse statue adds to the Asian feel of the design. French doors open into the room to provide access to the balcony and move fresh air and natural light into the space.
Featuring gold and ivory tones, this stunning walk-in closet is at once sophisticated and boldly feminine. Three frames stacked on top of one another create visual interest and height, while rows of shelves offer plenty of storage for the lady's shoes and handbags. A detailed, Asian-inspired light adds an eclectic touch to the design.
A contemporary, neutral, armless sofa creates a perimeter for this living room space. A blue shad rug adds bright color under the Asian trunk-like coffee table. The TV is mounted on a natural wood accent wall with floating shelves. Arch doorways keep the room feeling open and add a smooth look to finish the design.
Steps come up from the lap pool to this lovely pergola. The gorgeous wood structure shades an inviting seating area featuring two lounge chairs topped with thick off-white cushions and layered with throw pillows. Elephant statues, a golden gong and a vibrant dresser add an Asian influence to the design.
This is a multipurpose room designed to be a home library with occasional use as a dining room. The room is about the art of the mix; the look is modern with Asian influences, providing serenity with interest. The homeowners use the space for studying with their children at night and formal dinner parties on the weekends.
The simple addition of floor-to-ceiling drapes changed the entire personality of the master bedroom, not to mention that they allowed natural light to pour into the space. Designer Debbie Perez simplified the accessories, leaving a few Asian-inspired pieces, to create a polished, coordinated whole.
A neutral color palette is highlighted by natural light and subtle yellow and red accents in this Asian-inspired living room. A white sofa with black sides is decorated with yellow and neutral throw pillows, and above the sofa, a long panel of artwork adds additional yellow to the space. A white coffee table, brown leather chair and tripod floor lamp complete the design.