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Design Solution: Japanese Shoji Screens
"Shoji doors slide to open and many are designed as pocket doors to expand a room... closet doors, windows and more. If you are a fan of the Asian aesthetic of simplicity... traditional Japanese homes, shoji is a wooden framed lattice screen which is covered in... panel is Japanese Warlon acrylic. Excellent variety of ideas - thank you for sharing... sliding barn door adds a touch of Asian to this loft. You would never see shoji doors this..."
Asian Beauty: Japanese Design Inspiration
"A Japanese style contains clean lines and a Zen-like mood, features that conceive... details, a Japanese concept stays away from clutter. Much of the soothing design comes... g the Japanese theme. Timber frame carpentry, along with bamboo, stone and other... infuse a Japanese room with immense amounts of natural light. These screens work as... dividers, doors and in the case of shoji, as window treatments. Start decorating with..."
Design Workshop: How the Japanese Porch Makes a Home Feel Larger
The Japanese ‘engawa,’ a roofed transitional zone and social space, blurs the lines between indoors and out
"The Japanese ‘engawa,’ a roofed transitional zone and social space, blurs the lines... portico. Japanese architecture has its own version, called an engawa. The engawa is... rooms in a Japanese home and the garden, created by extending the interior floor outward... open. In Japanese culture it has a social importance, providing an informal meeting... uniquely Japanese. But it’s worth considering in your own project no matter where you..."
11 Japanese Maples for Breathtaking Color and Form
With such a wide range to choose from, there’s a beautiful Japanese maple to suit almost any setting
"beautiful Japanese maple to suit almost any setting... well-grown Japanese maple evokes mental images of tranquility and mysticism unlike any... weathered Japanese temple and a contemporary urban high-rise. With thoughtful placement... to as Japanese maples. Ginnala's range seems to be Japanese through parts of Europe... upright Japanese maple just outside our front door. Our house is painted a creamy light... Cloud" Japanese Maple. Another really brilliant species of Japanese Maple are the..."
My Houzz: Japanese-Style California Beach House
Combining modern, Craftsman and Japanese aesthetics, a couple in Santa Cruz lovingly crafts a vacation home on the beach
"Craftsman and Japanese aesthetics, a couple in Santa Cruz lovingly crafts a vacation home... Love the Japanese inspired touches! Beautiful home, and who doesn't love Santa Cruz... warm. Japanese and Craftsman styles blend so beautifully together. Simplicity and... the red door and red flower accents! The main floor is goregous; I really love the... nod to Japanese style. The 3form panel sliding doors, such as this one in the guest..."
6 Innovative New Japanese Houses
New book, "How to Make a Japanese House,' celebrates rampant innovations in design for tight quarters
"Make a Japanese House,' celebrates rampant innovations in design for tight quarters... Japanese architects create some of the most popular contemporary residences, evidenced... Make a Japanese House, by Cathelijne Nuijsink (NAI Publishers, 2012), focuses on 21... built Japanese houses. Much more than a presentation of photographs and drawings... Gotta love Japanese minimalism. Keep up the great posts. Also check out the 'Eel's Nest'..."
Adding Japanese Touches to your Modern Home
"Japanese design trends are sweeping the nation. Japanese furniture is particularly... add a Japanese print here, a Japanese platform bed and be set with small changes... about Japanese design is that it is often so simple that it works in almost any modern... type of Japanese addition for your home - what would it be? What you'll want to take... away from Japanese design right now is the use of simple but elegant wooden furnishings..."
Look to Historic Japanese 'Machiya' Homes for Modern Intrigue
Ancient architectural roots meet modern tastes in these Kyoto homes, making them highly sought by design lovers everywhere
"traditional Japanese architecture and design with a samurai-sharp modern edge. Here's how... of the Japanese in several environs. All have been a learning experience and delightful... washi Japanese paper for the sliding doors, were once used to help regulate humidity... bamboo doors and decorative fusuma (sliding doors) are used. Panoramic windows and... used by Japanese merchants centuries ago in Kyoto as their personal living and business..."
Step Inside a Luxurious Pool House and Spa
"from Japanese design and the beauty of its surroundings... inspired by Japanese design. As we’ll see in this tour of the building (designed by architect... did the doors come from? Beautiful! It's something that some of us can only dream of... love the doors, they are stunning! Love that bath house! It looks extremely relaxing... smart door Another seemingly once-pristine site permanently marred by a monument... standard door, why? It seems there could have been at least 2, 3, or 4 panel sliders..."
We Can Dream: Rural Retirement Home a Haven of Beauty and Tranquility
A retired couple builds a spacious Japanese-inspired indoor-outdoor sanctuary to enjoy with extended family
"spacious Japanese-inspired indoor-outdoor sanctuary to enjoy with extended family... sliding door is gorgeous. Thanks for including so many photos and the site plan, it... love the doors that open entire walls to the beautiful surroundings, but are there no... post the door plan!! I think if planning for aging I wouldn't install rock floors -... taste for Japanese-inspired homes so this was wonderful to read and see the most intriguing..."
Houzz Tour: An Urban Home Nestled in a Thicket
Universal design, Japanese influences, gorgeous landscaping and much more come together in this newly built home in Seattle
"design, Japanese influences, gorgeous landscaping and much more come together in this... provided by Japanese houses; they wanted to enjoy the sweeping views of the University... window and door suppliers are, if you would be able to share that information. Many thanks... see any Japanese influences. Ms. Beharry- I agree the plants look good- in these photos... front door. I tell them that it'd get 6-8' and they'd say they love the flowers..."
Houzz Tour: A California Craftsman Bungalow Lightens Up
"Japanese and '60s-mod touches give heavy-looking interiors a new outlook in this... Craftsman, Japanese and '60s-mod styles to better suit her friend's tastes. Houzz at... was the Japanese influence on simple lines and fabulous patterned fabrics. Is there... es of Japanese and craftsman architecture. It hit me as I looked at the Japanese... front door back into the built in bookshelves that they had originally been. Love..."
Houzz Tour: 2 Wings for 3 Generations on a Vermont Lake
An extended family enjoys a spacious waterfront home influenced by farmhouses and Japanese architecture
"glass doors? Beautiful inside and out and what a view. The landscaping ties it all... well as Japanese architecture. Seen here at dusk, the daughter’s wing includes lower-level... Windows and Doors Curving Adirondack quartzite walls embrace a terrace at the back of the... Windows and Doors The grandparents’ great room has red oak flooring and plastered walls..."
Add Asian Flair to Your Home with Tansu Style Cabinets
"Beautiful Japanese Cabinets Create Excellent Storage for Asian and Eclectic Spaces... decor, Japanese tansu style cabinets offer an elegant way to add storage to your home... like elm, Japanese cypress and paulownia, and adorned with simple iron hardware, tansu... adding Japanese style drawer pulls. Here are more custom cabinets designed for the... lines and Japanese hardware (which was created for the unit), it has the tansu aesthetic..."
Pocket Doors and Sliding Walls for a More Flexible Space
Large sliding doors allow you to divide open areas or close off rooms when you want to block sound, hide a mess or create privacy
"sliding doors allow you to divide open areas or close off rooms when you want to block... sliding doors — traditional Japanese homes also use a form of sliding room dividers... pocket doors. More like sliding walls, they divided the living room from the dining... pocket doors and sliding walls a look?... ocket-door Pocket doors are a great alternative to traditional doors. I wish more... pocket door frame in it. I converted a historic door into a pocket door so that the..."