What is Wabi-Sabi? Here’s all you need to know about this interiors trend

Wabi-Sabi Interiors Trend

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When you hear Wabi Sabi” automatically think about Japan or Japanese people.  This Japanese interior décor trend will be huge this year.

Do not confuse the trend with the spicy Japanese sauce, Wabi-sabi is, in essence, a Japanese philosophy that celebrates imperfection. In the design world, it’s all about that effortless, lived-in look; think natural textures like linen, muted colors, organic designs and shapes.

Wabi-Sabi Interiors Trend

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Wabi-Sabi Interiors Trend

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Wabi-Sabi Interiors Trend

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You won’t find any of the curated cozy touches characteristic of the ‘hygge’ trend, nor the deliberate, thought-out minimalist aesthetics here. Instead, it’s all about the weathered wood, worn furniture, wrinkled linen, handmade materials and more.

Wabi-Sabi Interiors Trend

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Wabi-Sabi Interiors Trend

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Wabi-Sabi Interiors Trend

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Wabi-Sabi Interiors Trend

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Wabi-Sabi Interiors Trend

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Perhaps the growing trend of wabi-sabi among home-owners and interior design enthusiasts is a response to the rigidity and excesses of modern day life. And it’s a welcome change too.

After all, as much as sleek, minimalist interiors make for the Instagram worthy or Pinterest “perfect home”, it’s not the most practical when it comes to the up-keep.

Wabi-Sabi Interiors Trend

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Wabi-Sabi Interiors Trend

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For those of you who love a lived-in space that won’t have you stressing out over wrinkled sheets or an unaligned shelf, wabi-sabi may speak to you.

Wabi-Sabi Interiors Trend

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