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Oriental

Oriental Interior Design draws its influence from thousands of years of Chinese culture and decorating. Current styles are similar to Japanese and Zen interior design. China has a long and interesting history, and in all ages the Chinese decorating is connected with its culture that is to be harmonious with nature. Chinese culture is one of the world’s oldest cultures. The area in which the culture is dominant covers a large geographical region in eastern Asia with customs and traditions varying greatly between provinces, cities, and even towns.

Colours

Red, black and gold are the best representing colours for this style and can be used collectively or individually. If used individually, different shades of the same colour can produce desirable effects.

Furniture and Decor

Wood and lacquer surfaces are predominant in the choice of furniture. Accessorise with vintage-inspired day bed, cabinets, stools or ottoman to complete the look.

Lighting

Wood, enamel and paper are popular materials for the oriental look.

Accessories

China, porcelain, pottery and oriental vases can be scattered throughout different corners of the home. Screen dividers can also be used to separate rooms or simply use as decoration.