How-to mix contemporary interior design with elements of Japanese culture

Often Japanese design can be seen as very minimalist in its design, with bare rooms, white or concrete walls and minimal furniture, but these hotel suites at the new Aman Tokyo, show that Japanese design can also be warm and welcoming.

 

The hotel suites at the new Aman Tokyo are a delightful lesson on how to combine contemporary interior design with the flavor of traditional Japanese design to create a warm and welcoming space.

 

Often Japanese design can be seen as very minimalist in its design, with bare rooms, white or concrete walls and minimal furniture, but these hotel suites at the new Aman Tokyo, show that Japanese design can also be warm and welcoming.


The suites have a simple color palette where we see white, wood, and a dark grey/black found throughout. Meanwhile, sliding shoji screens, a standard element of traditional Japanese interior design, stretch from one end of the suite to the other.


Custom-made furniture like white oak coffee tables, sofas and armchairs with neutral fabric tones, add to the authentic design of this Japanese hotel suite.


The bathrooms follow the design of traditional Japanese baths, with charcoal-colored basalt stone tiles which draw the eye across the room to the private onsen with floor-to-ceiling windows.


The bathrooms in this Japanese hotel follow the design of traditional Japanese baths, with charcoal-coloured basalt stone tiles which draw the eye across the room to the private onsen with floor-to-ceiling windows and views to the private gardens.


In keeping with Japanese interior design, accessories are have been kept to a minimum so as not to distract from the view.


In keeping with Japanese interior design, these hotel suites have minimal accessories so as not to distract from the view.


Some of the suites also have kitchens, dining rooms and lounges, all with minimal furnishings and picturesque views from the floor-to-ceiling windows.


Some of the suites in this Japanese hotel have kitchens, dining rooms and lounges, all with minimal furnishings and picturesque views from the floor-to-ceiling windows.


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