Colors for a Zen Interior

Post On: October 3, 2011

Zen interior design is so calm and serene. Tranquility and peacefulness is the most valuable thing to gain at home after we get tired from all of the whole activities every day. One interior design that can give you such feeling is Zen interior. Such interior s affected by the philosophy of Buddhism. The aesthetic of Zen interior lies on its simplicity and practicality. Every moment need to be emphasized, but it will never have any higher expectation and presumption. Thus, you may find that Zen interior is so minimalist and spare.

Zen Interior Design

Zen Interior Design

It creates a world of your won that has mothering to do with the whole business found outside. You will feel calm and peace from any other problem when you walk inside your house. When you want to gain such effect, there are some important things to do. One of them is regarding to the colors. Since it is minimalist and simple, you should never apply any colors that can distract the mood and your eyes. Bright and colorful colors are snot the choices provided. You should go with the natural ones. If you get confused with the implemented colors, let me give you some ideas and insight.

Zen Interior Arrangement

Zen Interior Arrangement

In Zen interior, black is so central. It symbolizes the mystery of the human’s mind. If you take a look at in the past, you may see that all of the robes and meditation skirt used in traditional Zen is made in black colors. Additionally, the monks in hundreds ago always sit on the black cushion as their seat for meditation. However, it done not mean that I suggest you to embody black paint for the wall of your house. It is beyond any imagination if you interpret the Zen interior that way. What you have to do is giving the details of your house using such color. Since Zen interior is derived from natural, you may employ earth tones. The tones many include brown, ochre, gray and tan. Those hues are great to be found in the artistic work of art, wall, furniture, ceiling and flooring. If you do not have any furniture or cushion is such colors, you may go to store and purchase the upholstered ones. White is good in Zen interior. It will never distract your mind and your vision.

Zen Interior Dining Area

Zen Interior Dining Area

You may found white colors in some shade like ivory, pastel white, antique white or even creamy white. The benefit of white color is that the owner will never have to apply much lighting system since it is already bright. Although you may find that white and go well with yellow or pink, you should never employ such colors for they can disturb the mood of Zen interior. You have to go plain, yet stylist. The other colors that you may employ in this Zen interior are the colors from the natural materials. For example, you may employ wooden flooring on the house. The tone of the wood is great to make us feel calm and tranquil. You may pick the light maple, dark brown walnut, reddish mahogany or tan oak. All of the wood type can go well in Zen interior.