Japandi Design – Tokyo meets Mayo

Japandi is a globally growing interior design trend where Japanese design meets Scandinavian interiors, as self-builder Miyuki Katsu Maloney explains in the context of her new build project.

Japan and Scandinavia are more than 8,000km apart from each other, yet their design principles are surprisingly similar in many ways. They both have a deep appreciation for natural materials and muted tones, simple clean lines and the use of wood, for example.

Known for its use of natural materials, low lying furniture and uncluttered “quiet” spaces, interior design in Japan is deeply connected to a traditional way of living. The way of living in which we give a room a different purpose on different occasions.


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