Japanese minimalism is the timeless homeware style we can’t get enough of. Follow this easy shopping guide to bring some soothing simplicity to your home
- Choose furniture and accessories made from natural materials such as wood, cork and jute have a timeless yet modern look.
- Look for cool colours such as slate and charcoal create contrast with pure white and warm timber.
- Find rustic forms and textures, as seen on these three-legged stools, to create a sense of soothing simplicity.
- Set the table with handmade or neutral ceramics that feel good to hold and possess a few quirky imperfections.
- Add delicate greenery such as maidenhair ferns, bamboo palms and dried willow bring the all-important connection to nature.
Shop the looks
- Bench seat, $395, handmade bowl (on bench), $59, wooden tongs, $39, Renée Boyd bowls in black and olive green, $32 each, from Sunday Homestore.
- Sicilian carafe (on bench), $99, from A&C Homestore.
- Elm antique stools, $279 each, from Citta.
- Japanese H&S stacking glasses, $30 a pair, everyday cork coaster, $5, everyday cork placemat, $15, from Everyday Needs.
- Kinto pour-over kettle, $229, white Renée Boyd bowl (top of stack), $32, from Paper Plane.
- Handmade vase, $60, from Ceramics by Jodie.
- Broste linen napkins, $17.90 each, Wonki Ware salt dish, $15.90, Wonki Ware salsa dish, $26.90, Wonki Ware espresso mugs, $29.90 each, from Indie Home Collective.
- Belly basket, $39, from Bohème Home.
- Bamboo palm, $119.99, from Kings Plant Barn.
- Tatami weave rug, $1900, from Nodi.
- Wall painted in Dulux Concrete Effect ‘Pale Elements’.