Asian Decor Modern How to incorporate into your home

4 Modern Ways to Incorporate Asian Patterns into Your Home

Asian-influenced looks are forecasted to be a top trend this year. Incorporate a modern take on the look into your home with these four ideas:

1. Hang Asian-Inspired Panels

Whether it’s a wallpaper or fabric, hanging panels of Eastern patterns on the wall is a contemporary way to bring in a touch of the Asian look. We love how the wall in the dining room below matches the Lily Pulitzer dragon pattern (in her signature bright hue), but you can also use panels to dress up a white wall. See how to make fabric panels here.

Asian Decor Modern How to incorporate into your home

Lee Jofa Fabric - Tail Lights - Island Coral 2011103-2
Lee Jofa Fabric – Tail Lights – Island Coral
Fabricut Fabric - Batik Tree - Coral 2079903
Fabricut Fabric – Batik Tree – Coral

Modern Asian Interior Decor Wallpaper Panels

Schumacher Wallpaper - Shantung Silhouette Print - Smoke 5005151
Schumacher Wallpaper – Shantung Silhouette Print – Smoke
Duralee Fabric - 89188-658 Pink Satin
Duralee Fabric – 89188-658 Pink Satin
Highland Court Fabric - 180827H-79 Charcoal
Highland Court Fabric – 180827H-79 Charcoal

2. Asian Toile in Bright or Unexpected Color Combos

Most people consider toile to be a traditional pattern, but an Asian toile done in a bright color refreshes a space. Combine it with unexpected hues, like in this breakfast nook, where the unusual, yet cool teal leather on the banquette contrasts with red toile wallpaper. Other Asian-inspired decor items, like a minimalist chandelier reminiscent of a Chinese lantern, complete the look.

Asian Interior Decor Wallpaper Breakfast Nook Kitchen Modern

Scalamandre Wallpaper - Pillement Toile - Claret WP81561-001
Scalamandre Wallpaper – Pillement Toile – Claret
S. Harris Leather Fabric -    Pivotal - Waterfall 8524323
S. Harris Leather Fabric – Pivotal – Waterfall
Ryan Studio Pillow - Gazebo - Red 22X22
Ryan Studio Pillow – Gazebo – Red 22X22
Surya Pillow - ZZ431
Surya Pillow – ZZ431

Modern Asian Interior Decor Bathroom Drapery

Schumacher Fabric - Nanjing - Coral 174430
Schumacher Fabric – Nanjing – Coral
Duralee Fabric - 32052-428 Rosetta
Duralee Fabric – 32052-428 Rosetta
Surya Pillow - LG521
Surya Pillow – LG521

3. Small Eclectic Accents

Chinoiserie patterns fit right into eclectic rooms. The key is to add just a touch here and there, and to mix it with clean patterns that have more structure to them, like plaid. This bedroom uses Schumacher’s beloved Chiang Mai Dragon fabric on the head and footboard of the bed. The pattern ties in with the rest of the room because of the red pieces (pillow & TV stand) while juxtaposing features like the white exposed brick & wood diversify the space.

Asian Interior Decor Bedroom Chiang Mai Dragon Fabric

Schumacher Fabric - Chiang Mai Dragon - Alabaster 173273
Schumacher Fabric – Chiang Mai Dragon – Alabaster 173273
York Wallpaper - UP THE WALL - RB4304
York Wallpaper – UP THE WALL – RB4304
York Wallpaper -    EMBOSSED WOOD - HE1002
York Wallpaper – EMBOSSED WOOD – HE1002
Stroheim & Romann Fabric - BARLOW - Grey 6337801
Stroheim & Romann Fabric – BARLOW – Grey
Surya Pillow - SL007
Surya Pillow – SL007

4. Use Bamboo Motifs

Bamboo is the perfect motif to add a contemporary look to any space. Scalamandre’s Bamboo Trellis wallpaper can take on many looks, from elegant to quirky. Go white on white (with gold accents) or make it funky with celery hues and unconventional art.

Asian Interior Decor Bamboo Wallpaper White

Scalamandre Wallpaper - Baldwin Bamboo - Rattan and Brown On Off White WP81630-005
Scalamandre Wallpaper – Baldwin Bamboo – Rattan and Brown On Off White
Scalamandre Fabric - Moda - Cream 36370-003
Scalamandre Fabric – Moda – Cream

Asian Interior Decor Bamboo Wallpaper

Scalamandre Wallpaper - Baldwin Bamboo - Cream and Blue On Lettuce WP81630-002
Scalamandre Wallpaper – Baldwin Bamboo – Cream and Blue On Lettuce
Lee Jofa Fabric - FRENCH PAISLEY FOG 2007147_113_0
Lee Jofa Fabric – FRENCH PAISLEY FOG 2007147_113_0

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