Room in oriental style: description and interior ideas

Bedroom interior in the spirit of the East

An oriental-style room creates a feeling of serene peace and pleases the eye with bright colorsThis is a beautiful, elegant style that can be easily implemented in an ordinary city apartment or private house.

If you are going to remake the interior of a living room, bedroom, kitchen or bathroom in the spirit of the mysterious East, you need to decide which style will form the basis of the alterations: Arabic, Chinese, Japanese or Indian.

Oriental style room design: general principles

If you are going to remake the interior of a living room, bedroom, kitchen or bathroom in the spirit of the mysterious East, you need to decide which style will form the basis of the alterations: Arabic, Chinese, Japanese or Indian.

East style

An oriental-style room creates a feeling of serene peace and pleases the eye with bright colors.

On a note! They all differ from each other and have their own characteristic features, but they also have common features that make the oriental style easily recognizable.

Spatial geometry

In the photo, the design of a room in an oriental style immediately stands out with an intricate geometry, which is permissible even in modest-sized rooms, namely:

  • narrow corridors;
  • low openings;
  • Bedroom design

    This style is easy to implement in an ordinary city apartment or private house.

    • lancet or horseshoe-shaped windows, arches, vaults;
    • niches in which dishes or lamps are placed.
    • The decor of arches and windows is characterized by a multi-stage design.

      Indian style room

      To decorate a room in Indian style, you will need: decorative curtains, suspensions, curtains and carved screens.

      Important! The ceilings should look like multilevel vaults, however, in a room of standard height this can be easily replaced with a three-dimensional print of a stretch ceiling or an abundance of draperies.

      The living space is zoned according to the specific style:

      • in the Arab tradition, columns are appropriate, conditionally dividing the room;
        • in Japanese and Chinese sliding partitions;
        • Japanese style bedroom

          Living space is zoned according to the specific style.

          • in Indian decorative curtains, pendants, curtains and carved screens.
          • Decoration Materials

            To create an oriental style, natural finishing materials are required, such as wood paneling, woven wallpaper, stone mosaics, or successfully imitating them.

            Ceiling

            Japanese style room.

            Walls should create a neutral backdrop for luxury accessories, furniture and fabrics, so a safe bet is to plaster and paint them in a sandy or rich terracotta color. Ornamental painting looks interesting on such a surface, thanks to which the wall becomes a semantic accent. Carved wood paneling creates a dramatic atmosphere of oriental beauty. In the kitchen and in the bathroom, the walls are covered with ceramic tiles. For Chinese-style rooms, bamboo wallpaper is suitable.

            There are several solutions for the ceilings to fit into the design of the room:

            • they are painted to match the walls or covered with cream paint;
            • fasten wooden beams in the form of a wooden lattice;
            • Japanese style ceiling

              In Japanese and Chinese design styles, soft natural shades prevail.

              • use fabric drapery from the center of the ceiling to the walls;
              • hand-painted looks great;
              • Photo of the room

                Walls should create a neutral backdrop for luxury accessories, furniture and fabrics.

                • a stretch ceiling is used as a neutral background.
                • Important! No hidden lights or fluorescent lamps! Subdued light should come from forged lamps and sconces, draped floor lamps, huge fabric lampshades.

                  The following floor coverings look perfect in oriental style:

                  • dark wooden floorboards;
                  • cork panels;
                    • stone tiles, which can be neutral sandy or gray in color, or with a small mosaic pattern of flowers, six-pointed stars, and geometric shapes.
                    • Colour

                      The richness of colors is a distinctive feature of the oriental style.

                      Woody color

                      To create an oriental style, natural finishing materials are required.

                      Basic colors are natural shades:

                      • woody;
                      • ocher;
                      • Beautiful room

                        Basic colors are natural shades: woody, ocher, white, terracotta.

                        • White;
                        • terracotta.
                        • Saturation and oriental luxury are given to the interior by juicy pure colors:

                          • all shades of red from ruby ​​to burgundy;
                          • gold and orange;
                          • Turquoise bedroom interior

                            Another option for a Japanese-style bedroom.

                            • green from malachite to emerald;
                            • turquoise, blue, light blue.
                            • Colors are harmoniously combined in complex floral and geometric ornaments and patterns.

                              Furniture

                              Maintaining the style of the East, you will have to abandon sliding wardrobes, slides and walls, glass and chrome.

                              Japanese style furniture

                              Maintaining the style of the East, you will have to abandon sliding wardrobes, slides and walls, glass and chrome.

                              Furniture on low, reliable legs should have simple shapes:

                              • in the Sino-Japanese tradition, laconic rectangular;
                                • in Arabic-Egyptian, rounded, smooth lines.
                                • Versatile wicker or rattan furniture

                                  The elegant shape is combined with the material furniture should be made of dark wood, carvings or fabric upholstery looks good.

                                  Furniture for the room

                                  Furniture should be made of dark wood.

                                  In an oriental room, there are definitely:

                                  • a sofa or couch littered with a large number of multi-colored pillows decorated with embroidery or patterns;
                                  • pillows or fabric poufs on the floor instead of chairs;
                                  • Indian style

                                    A colorful carpet is always present in the room in an oriental way.

                                    • colorful carpet;
                                      • low tables, wooden or forged, tabletops are decorated with carvings or mosaics;
                                      • Japanese style table

                                        The Japanese-style table will fit perfectly into the interior

                                        • low chests of drawers with many drawers.
                                        • Wooden or leather chests with forged locks harmoniously fit into the interior.

                                          Textile

                                          Photos of rooms in oriental style, presented in the gallery, demonstrate that the tone is set by the right textile design. There should be a lot of textiles. The range of colors of carpets, pillows, curtains, curtains, draperies, natural bedspreads, floral or geometric patterns, many decorations made with embroidery, beads, tassels, rings.

                                          Photos of rooms in oriental style

                                          Photos of rooms in oriental style, presented in the gallery, demonstrate that the tone is set by the right textile design.

                                          It is preferable to use natural, rich and elegant fabrics: silk, velvet, brocade, moire. However, in the Sino-Japanese tradition, fabrics made of bamboo and other natural fibers are used, which are rough in appearance.

                                          Accessories

                                          It is the accessories that create a clear sense of the room's belonging to a certain oriental style:

                                          • painted fans, armor and weapons, scrolls with calligraphic inscriptions, prints, tall porcelain vases, many small details (carved bone figurines, lamps, lamps, boxes) all create Chinese and Japanese styles;
                                          • Wall Pann

                                            It is the accessories that create a clear sense of belonging of the room to a certain oriental style.

                                            • the Arabian tale is supported by forged elements (fireplace, lamp, shelves, furniture parts), copper and bronze jugs and vases, lamps, mirrors in carved frames, various mosaics;
                                            • Painted fans

                                              Japanese painted fan.

                                              • indian god statues, incense sets, decorative plates, bells, wall pictures, vases.
                                              • Do-it-yourself oriental-style room

                                                Using a variety of materials at hand, you can easily and economically create an oriental style with your own hands in any room of the apartment:

                                                1. The oriental living room will become the center of the house, where you want to relax in bliss and luxurious comfort. To quickly transform a room, you will need:
                                                  • hang heavy dark curtains with long twisted cords and tassels;
                                                  • install 1-2 low wide sofas or a couch, use large pillows and poufs instead of armchairs;
                                                  • Do-it-yourself oriental-style room

                                                    Using a variety of materials at hand, you can easily and economically create an oriental style with your own hands in any room of the apartment.

                                                    • put a lot of pillows on the sofas;
                                                    • place several low carved wooden tables;
                                                    • Living room in the east

                                                      An oriental living room will become the center of the house.

                                                      • arrange a variety of trinkets;
                                                      • depending on the chosen oriental style, there should be a thick patterned carpet, mats or numerous striped paths on the floor.
                                                        1. For the bedroom, oriental design is an ideal solution that promises rest and relaxation. To immerse yourself in the atmosphere, you will need:
                                                          • a huge bed, to which a canopy or draped headboard fits;
                                                          • bedspread made of dense fabric and decorated with embroidery, tassels, pillows are also needed;
                                                          • Room decoration in oriental style

                                                            Mirrors, vases, jugs, lamps will maintain a harmonious atmosphere.

                                                            • heavy multi-layered curtains hung from carved wooden eaves;
                                                            • fluffy carpet laid on the tiled floor.
                                                            • Mirrors, vases, jugs, lamps will maintain a harmonious atmosphere.

                                                              1. In the kitchen, it is worth replacing the usual dining area with soft low sofas or benches, on which pillows lie for convenience, and a low table. A polygonal table with carvings or inlays looks beautiful.
                                                              2. In the kitchen, decorated in the style of the hot East, ceramic tiles are actively used as a finishing material, large and tiny mosaic tiles: for a worktop, a kitchen apron, a floor and walls.

                                                                Oriental style kitchen

                                                                Kitchen apron made of tiles in oriental style.

                                                                Corresponding dishes will become a real decoration of the kitchen: bowls and copper pans, cauldrons and teapots.

                                                                1. The oriental bathroom makes a stunning impression:
                                                                  • copper plumbing is chosen, possibly with an antiquity effect or embossed or mosaic decor;
                                                                  • the walls are finished with ceramic mosaics, the combination with plastered surfaces looks beautiful;
                                                                  • Bathroom design in oriental style

                                                                    An oriental bathroom makes a stunning impression.

                                                                    • a huge mirror is required;
                                                                    • furniture should be the simplest, you can replace it with open shelves, you need a couch;
                                                                    • candles, lamps, incense holders will complete the creation of the atmosphere of the East.
                                                                    • It is not difficult to decorate any room or the entire apartment in an oriental style, the main thing is to adhere to harmonious unity in details, correctly place color accents and believe in your fairy tale.

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