What Is Japanese Interior Design?

Japanese Interior Design is a popular style nowadays through order, space, and form, which is easy to research on the internet. Moreover, coffee or public space, where we can find some concept of Japanese styles and enjoy it. Sometimes, companies or industrial designers create their products with high-quality detail of woodworking. As a result, you can buy it for your house or simply study how to create that for your dream space.

japanese interior

While Japan may be recognized for ‘zen’ minimalism – think pristine spaces and the glass elements that make up a SANAA house or Tadao Ando’s famous bare concrete – there are plenty of cabinets. . The varied Japanese interiors I don’t necessarily describe as minimalistic.

I was very attracted to the more eclectic Japanese spaces, adorned with motifs, plants, and meaningful objects.

This makes me think of the paradox between how we imagine Japan’s stereotypical minimalism and what you actually come across when visiting Japan: a 100 yen shop on all sides. street corner, or at least a great elegant Muji!

To me, it seems that Japanese people value minimal space, but also love to consume. Oh, Marie Kondo!

 Wabi-sabi

Simplicity, purity and restraint are values that are the antidote to our frenetic, fast-paced consumerism and the swirling social media whirlwind in which many of us live.

Kim and Kanye are the most influential celebrity couple of our time (love them or hate them) and they buy wabi-sabi to be the mainstream, by showing the world how they live in one.

The house is completely bone, with no decorations (except for some nice things like Japanese ceramic flakes – ‘stones’ and Yuji Ueda’s drinkable pottery) and a large unwashed piano (Steinway no more Equally). Their house is not luxurious, however, somewhat surprised to see that they refuse to have ‘stuff’ to pursue wabi-sabi.

The landscape borrows

Japanese Interior Design

Usually, this is thanks to a well-laid window with a view of the garden, giving the space extra impact.

Borrowing is an ancient technique called ‘shakkei’, and it makes sense to apply this philosophy in our homes in Australia.

The Melbourne-based company believes that a strong relationship with the outdoor environment “is a path to human health and well-being”.

Decorate

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It’s interesting that Japan has influenced Western design for hundreds of years. Notably, designers like Frank Lloyd Wright and William Morris found Japanese inspiration following the rise of the Crafts & Arts movement.

Many Nordic designers have also found common ground in their handicraft appreciation.

Further Reading:

https://www.architectureartdesigns.com/19-astounding-japanese-interior-designs-with-minimalist-charm/

https://www.britannica.com/art/interior-design/Japan

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How to Coat Polyurethane for Laminate Flooring

In general, it is necessary to look at the paint color pattern and the wood material in order to make an accurate decision about the painting process.

The experienced guy will decide to minimize paint costs (including labor costs, material costs and time costs), but still ensure quality.

Cleaning The Wooden Floors

Step 1: Clean

After satisfactory sanding (if not properly sanding, later on, it will take a lot of effort and cost to repair and sometimes fail) depending on whether the required paint color sample is to leave the wood grain or varnish, which determines whether to be powder coated or not.

However, for the most part, for the wood floor sealing coating system, people use a surface gloss paint model, because the paint process is still quite difficult.

Wood-grain coating samples are mainly performed with the NC coating, because the coating of this is thin.

When applying powder coating, it should also be noted that the pattern of wood grain is required on the paint.

If so, the putty must be a pigment (usually black powder, sometimes brown powder). It is necessary to perform this casting step in order to fill the hearts of the wood as well as small surface defects.

Failure to perform this step will take a lot of effort and material to seal these gaps when painting.

Step 2: Stainning

Since a wooden foundation differs from metal, concrete is its color is not uniform at all points.

Therefore, it is necessary to have the color correction step of the wood background, so that the color is relatively homogeneous, so that the finished product in the future will have a uniform color.

How I mix this color I cannot represent because it depends on the color sample as well as the type of wood you intend to use. This requires experienced workers.

With artificial woods they have a fairly uniform color, but in some cases this step is also performed on the entire wood floor to correct the background color to make it easier to do the following steps.

This step is not required for paints with no wooden background. However, with some types of wood with wood floors on different areas (blue or black and white), when painted white.

You should stain to minimize white paint later.

Step 3: Primer 1 time

This is a colorless coating, usually mixed in a 2 : 1 ratio (2 polyurethane with 1 hard powder).

This ratio can be reduced or added with other additives to adjust the evaporation rate of the paint. In hot weather, the rapid evaporation will cause the painted surface to become heart attack or, worse, air bubbles, which will take a lot of repair work.

Most of the hearts are covered in this step. If the workmanship is good with woods, and with a small heartwood and have done well in the past.

You can only need 1 step of priming to reduce the cost of materials, labor and more time – After priming step 1, you must sand and seal defects if any.

Step 4: Paint the first color

As mentioned above, this coloring is determined by experienced painters. To avoid too dark or uneven color, this first paint only paint about 90% of the color sample required.

Step 5: Paint the second color

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Complete 100% of the required color sample. This time, the artist will paint darker than the missing color. In this step, it is recommended to arrange a technician more experienced than the first colorist.

Step 6: Primer 2 times

This primer only needs to be thin enough so that the color layer between the color layer does not peel off when sanding, as well as to seal the remaining defects.

Step 7: Urethane topcoat.

Depending on the paint pattern, choose the appropriate gloss. There are several gloss levels of the paint from the matteest level 10, to 20, 30….  and the most glossy 90.

The 10, 20, very glossy matte finish, as well as the very glossy 80, 90 grade are usually more expensive than the middle ones. Usually this phase ratio is also 2: 1 (2 balls with 1 hard).

This rate is reduced or added with other additives depending on the weather conditions.

Note that in addition to the problem of foam as with the primer, if in the evening, early morning, when there is a lot of fog, the varnish will be very susceptible to fading due to saturation of water vapor on the paint surface, so it is necessary to add additives to slow evaporation rate.

This is the finishing coating that determines the quality of the coating a lot, so it is necessary to have a better skilled painter.

Paint room conditions also require more stringent, no dust, especially with high gloss paints.

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Animals That Live In Extreme Environments

In the world, there are many species of animals that live in extreme environments but must include species living in extreme environments such as deserts, arctic, oceans, …
Here is a list of animals that live in the harshest environments in the world, let us find out.

1. SCORPIONS

SCORPIONS

Scorpions belong to the class of animals shaped like spiders, invertebrates, branching pliers legs.
Scorpions have about 1750 species with 13 families. They are found on all continents with warm, dry climates, except Antarctica and the New Zealand region. In particular, found throughout the California region.

2. SNAKE

SNAKE

Snakes live in many different places from tropical to desert, but it is impossible not to mention rattlesnakes. Their venom can quickly paralyze the nerves of prey animals such as mice, birds, and other small animals, then stop the victim’s heart just a few minutes after being bitten.

3. BEARDED DRAGON

bearded dragon

The bearded dragon is a kind of lizard. Native to Australia, it can be found in nearly every pet store in the US, being one of the most popular reptiles. The natural habitats of bearded dragons include deserts, arid areas, and rocks, dry forests, and bushes. Due to the pet trade, the number of species has decreased, but overall the population in the wild has remained stable. Moreover, they are not on the list of endangered species so it is not too worrying.

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4. HYENAS

HYENAS

Hyenas with two forelegs are longer and stronger than the hind limbs. Teeth strong, capable of tearing very tough meat. Hyenas are considered to be one of the most greedy predators on land, able to kill large animals such as zebras, gazelles, buffalo, and the ability to run fast also allows them to The crane chases even birds at close range. However, hyenas rarely hunt for themselves but mostly follow other predators such as lions, leopards … and steal their food.

5. ANTELOPE

ANTELOPE

An antelope is a group of herbivores belonging to the even-clogs, the Bovidae family that live on continents in Asia, Africa, and North America. Antelope includes non-buffalos, cows, goats, and sheep.

The horned antelope of North America (also known as the American antelope), although colloquially also from the antelope, is not a member of the Bovidae family but belongs to the Antilocapridae family. True antelopes have horns that don’t branch and never fall out, while American antelopes branch and change every year.

6. CAMEL

CAMEL

Camel or Arabian camel (Camelus dromedarius), is a large, even-toed ungulate species native to North Africa and Western Asia, and is the most famous member of the Camel family and is now classified. widely spread throughout Africa.
The gestation period for a single hump camel is approximately 12 months. Usually, they only give birth to one child, and the young suckle for about 18 months. Females usually develop after about 3 to 4 years, males after about 5 to 6 years. The life span in captivity by humans is usually about 25 years, some camels can live up to 50 years.

7. POLAR BEARS

POLAR BEARS

Polar bears are the epitome of the frigid life north of the Earth, but in terms of the evolution of life, it was an animal that appeared quite late. About 50,000 to 100,000 years ago, a bear race to cope with the harsh life took place in the Arctic. In the process, they have undergone many significant changes.

8. PENGUIN

PENGUIN

Penguins are a set of waterless winged birds that are mainly found in the Southern Hemisphere. Antarctica is full of ice and snow, with the lowest average annual temperature on all continents on Earth, but penguins still live and have dozens of different species. They have dense, thick fur to withstand the cold. Volume varies by species, up to a few dozen. They usually live in groups, with thousands of them.

9. SEAL

SEAL

Seals live primarily underwater in the oceans both in the northern and southern hemispheres, focusing on temperate and welding areas. Atrial name due to the common species in the family has no external ears. This family includes about 13 genera with 20 species in 2 subfamilies, 4 tones. They differ from other seal seals in that they have no ears but only bare ears.

10. WHITE WHALE

WHITE WHALE

The whale is the common name for many aquatic animals in the Whale. The term whale sometimes refers to all species in the Whale order but does not include dolphins and mouse dolphins, which belong to the Odontoceti subspecies. It also includes sperm whales, tiger whales, navigator whales, and white whales. Other whale subspecies include Mysticeti. It also includes blue whales, humpback whales, curved head whales, and point whales.

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