Annually, on the first of October, the National Day of the People’s Republic of China is celebrated. Since 1949, this is one of the most important celebrations of the country, tha made China what it is nowadays. To pay the right tribute, Vintage Industrial Style Blog has checked all the main characteristics of Traditional Chinese Décor, so you can be inspired for your next home renovation!
In fact, Asian inspired décor has been one of the main trends of the year. Chinese décor and architecture can be different things: sometimes humble, sometimes opulent. A chinese décor room can be both colorful and textural, and on the other hand, simples and with neutral hues.
The different paths this particular aesthtics took can be associated with all China’s history events, however on this post we’ll focus on modern Chinese home design, and the design accessories and pieces that you cannot forget to add! Get ready to mix tradicional with new styles, erasing the line between the past and the present.
“The concept of chinoiserie became popular in European art and decoration in the 18th century, precisely because of the beauty and refined style of Chinese furniture and decor. Many of the shapes and designs appear as early as the 6th century in China (…) While traditional Chinese decor has since evolved into more modern pieces made for everyday use, its distinct style and flair continue to fascinate contemporary designers around the world who seek to blend the elegant Eastern lines with Western textures. From classic blue and white porcelain jars to elegant lacquered furnishings, here are popular Chinese decor pieces you should know about”, Nanagon Style.
#1 CHINESE WEDDING CABINET
Probably the most interesting part about Chinese modern décor is that it tells a story about the history and culture of the country. Cabinets with clean lines, usually handmade in wood are incorporated in the home décor, because in ancient times, it was traditionally given to the newly married, that is why it’s commonly named ‘Weeding Cabinet’. A beautiful and functional piece that can make a difference in a modern house.
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Hepburn Cabinet | Essential Home
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#2 GARDEN STOOL
Design has been seen as tool to solve the world’s biggest isseus, and, of course, to make our lives easier. Having a beautiful piece with 0 funtion has stayed on the past. These garden stools are versatily, yet stunning! Modern garden stools feature colorful and textured design, making them a suitable statement piece for the living room décor.
#3 OPEN THE DOOR OF YOUR HOUSE TO NATURE
The appearance of the natural world, with its rich diversity of shapes, colors, and life, is universally appreciated and brings you several benefits, such as:
– Reduces stress levels
– Increases productivity
– Reduces sick days
– Makes workplaces more attractive
– Reduces pollution and cleans the air by reducing noise levels
– Boosts creativity levels
In Chinese culture, this plant has a deep meaning. It’s associated with vitality and longevity, due to the fact that it withstand even in the hardest weather conditions. Be inspired by it, and get creative!
#5 PORCELAIN JARS
The blue and white color combination can be traced back to the discovery of the cobalt blue pigment, which allowed ceramicists to decorate under the glaze. This gave way to the depiction of auspicious Chinese symbols like peonies, fish, dragons, and scenic landscapes on the jars.
#6 CHINESE DESIGN ACCESSORIES
Often, known for the name of Foo dogs, these Imperial Guardion lions are found in front of Chinese Imperial Palaces, a symbol of protection and loyalty. Legend tells us that these mythical creatures keep the evil spirits away, and we cound’t have a better deal than that!
Are you ready to add some Chinese traditional details to your new home décor?
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