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66 Asian-Inspired Bedrooms That Infuse Style And Serenity

Asian design is arguably one of the most popular styles that is currently making the rounds. With interior designers borrowing generously from the many inspirational and often Zen-like elements of this style, it is probably the perfect time to take a look at some remarkable inspirations that will point you in the right direction. In reality, the Asian style is a fusion of several different elements from across the region. It is often interpreted as a theme that is largely dominated by Japanese and Chinese influences. At times, the odd Indian motif sneaks through.

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With Asian-themed interiors generally evoking images of soothing tranquility and peaceful calm, the bedroom is the best place in the house to try out this organic yet modern look. The many magical bedrooms on display today range from the rich and the ravishing to the minimal and the understated. So flip through to conjure up and create your own exotic escape right at home –

Distance has little relevance in the modern world, where inspiration travels at the mere click of a button. Filled with soothing ambiance and organic textures, the many design mysteries of the Far East are just starting to be unraveled by contemporary homeowners. And what better place to start this journey from than your own personal sanctuary!

Stunning Asian style bedroom with platform bed and pendant lights

Another look at the serene bedroom

by International Custom Designs

Sophisticated and authentic Asian themed bedroom

Wooden treatment behind headboard adds to the look of the modern bedroom

by Moore Architects

Textured wall gives this asian style bachelor pad an exquisite appeal

by Olive Juice Designs

Bachelor pad bedroom with artistic asian style

by strelka

Exquisite master bedroom with an Asian theme

by IMI Design

Lovely wallpaper adds to the Japanese theme

by Hayneedle

Plush purple in the Chinese themed bedroom

by Olga Adler

Rich and Energizing Color

The general perception regarding Asian design is that it only involves neutral hues and natural tones. That is an idea largely dictated by the popularity of the Japanese design style. Look beyond it, though, and there is plenty of color to be found. Chinese interiors are full of plush golden yellows, sweeping artwork that is filled with elaborate scenes and lovely patterns and rich purples that combine to create a cozy and lavish bedroom. Red is another dominant color in the Asian-style bedroom. Fiery reds induce plenty of passion and seem like the perfect choice for those looking to create a romance-ready bedroom!

Brilliant Asian-inspired bedroom in rich purple and gold

by Myriam Payne

Charming green accents in the bedroom

Fiery reds for a passionate and romantic bedroom

Modern Asian-themed bedrooms also offer a color spectrum that goes beyond the traditional gold, purple and red hues. Hot pinks and tangy oranges are also starting make their presence felt in Asian-style bedrooms. These look especially appealing in girls’ and teens’ bedrooms that demand something beyond the mundane.

Skylights and pretty pink enliven the chic Asian style bedroom

by Velux

Asian Style Master Bedroom in Red

by Dawn Elise Interiors

Bright orange and cool bamboo blinds offer wonderful contrast

by 3DArchPreVision

Stoic browns coupled with bright silver accents are ideal for the contemporary bachelor pad bedroom with an oriental vibe. Bachelor pads are no longer just poorly put together spaces that survive with the bare minimum. The Asian style gives these trendy hubs a sense of uniform style and ample sophistication.

Four poster beds give the bedroom a holiday retreat vibe

Relaxing Japanese style master suite with a private balcony

by Tracy Murdock Allied ASID

Nature plays an important part in the Asian themed interiors

Modern asian style bedroom for a posh studio apartment


Bright colors bring in an Indian theme

by CHIC Redesign

Colorful master bedroom with hot pinks

by Avalon Interiors

Minimal and Organic

The Asian style has always been intricately related to nature and an inherent balance of the various elements in it. This is precisely why gorgeous water features, Koi ponds and rock gardens are such an important part of Oriental homes. Even the ancient design philosophy of Feng Shui reinstates this simple fact. Since the bedroom is a place to rest, relax and rejuvenate, it makes plenty of sense to usher in this therapeutic ambiance in a modern, minimal manner. If you are looking for a bedroom that is both sleek and sustainable, then it is best to stick to Japanese-inspired decor, which is far more nature-centric than any other Asian design style.

Minimal Asian style bedroom brings tranquility

by Usona

Minimalist bedroom in white with blue accents

by Kamal Preet

Simple, clean lines define teh Asian style bedroom

Zen-inspired bedroom draws inspiration from nature

by International Custom Designs

Grey is the hot new nuetral

by Zack de Vito Architecture + Construction

Bamboo blinds, shoji screens and lovely wooden decor help in giving the room a more organic and inviting appeal. The presence of a potted plant indoors is another basic design element that brings both freshness and vitality to the bedroom. This is especially true in the case of those compact city lofts and studio apartments that seem to be filled with glass, concrete and stone.

Zen-inspired look meets the simple industrial style

by Design Within Reach

Lighting and window blinds for the Asian inspired bedroom

by VML Design & Lighting

Sleek, black accent wall idea for the bedroom

by Sonya

Uber-minimal bedroom with the bed as the focal point

by Imagine Living

Hard to miss the Asian style in this bedroom

Minimal japanese bedroom design idea with warm colors

by Just Jill! Interiors

Oriental Decor and Accessories

There are many among us who are a touch scared about committing to a new design style or color in one sweeping stroke that instantly changes the entire room. Asian-themed decor, drapes and accessories come in handy for those looking to overcome this initial fear of trying out something new. Just add a lovely Chinese vase or a simple statue of the Buddha in that serene little corner to get started. If you are comfortable with the new look, then you can expand outwards and switch out the old theme for a vivacious new look.

Artistic accessories for the elegant Chinese style bedroom

by Sheree Stuart Design

Bedroom bench with an oriental appeal

by Nora Schneider Interior Design

Once you are confident about adopting the Asian style, you can go out and shop for that vintage chest in lacquered red or that amazing bench at the foot of the bed that seems to borrow from Japanese design. Remember that such lavish pieces demand both care and commitment. Once you have them in place, swap out the existing drapes and sheets for some luxurious silk, or even velvet accent additions that truly capture regal oriental appeal.

Decor ideas for the Asian themed bedroom

by West Chin Architects & Interior Designers

Beautiful decor ideas for an asian inspired bedroom

by Spaces Designed, Interior Design Studio

Golden Chinese frame and bedside cabinet for an Asian bedroom

Symmetry is an important part of the traditional Japanese design


Painted Chinese screens, scrolls and wall art provide instant focal points that easily bring home the Asian theme and also act as the perfect fillers for the space above the headboard. These engaging and mesmerizing pieces of art often elevate the appeal of a room instantly and anchor the theme with ease. Get the right painted screen, and the rest of the room can be built around it using decor and fabric in complementary shades.

Painted screen above the headboard in the bedroom

by DesRosiers Architects

Painted wall screen steals the show here

Shoji screen styled doors and wall art for the Asian style bedroom

by Webber + Studio, Architects

Red lacquered furniture and silk drapes for those who love the regal Chinese style

by Niki Interiors

Drawers under the platform bed give you additional storage space

by Archipelago Hawaii Luxury Home Designs

The four-poster bed gives your asian themed bedroom a holiday resort appeal

A Fusion of Styles

We at Decoist have always encouraged our readers to think beyond the usual and experiment with an eclectic and individual blend of styles that fits the specific needs of the house. Borrowing from the Asian style is no different either. If you are not too keen on committing to the style fully, then borrow a couple of cool elements that you love the most. Combine them with your own eclectic, contemporary or even industrial bedroom to create a fusion of styles that is truly global! As we have alluded to earlier, the Asian theme itself is an amalgamation of several different cultural and traditional elements. So, feel free to mix and match; but with care, of course!

A view to admire outside the bedroom

by Leanna Rathkelly Photography

Eclectic Japanese bedroom with a dash of color

by Incorporated

Indian motif in the Asian themed bedroom

by Fannin Interiors

Some of the cool bedrooms on display in this section successfully blend Asian design influences with themes that range from the lush tropical to the stripped-down chic industrial. Traditional Indian motifs and accessories also blend well with the more Far Eastern backdrop, as both the cultures seem to share plenty of common design elements. While Indian artwork is far more ornate, the design becomes more minimal as you move eastward.

Tropical meets Asian in this gorgeous bedroom

Simple reading nook in the Asian style bedroom

Asian-Contemporary guest bedroom idea

by Drew Alan Designs

Asian Fusion style accentuated by the Ming cabinet at the foot of the bed

by Laura Potter Designs

Cozy bedroom with a beautiful Indian style

by Craig Denis

Gorgeous and eclectic Asian themed bedroom with antique decor

by Amy Lau Design

Loft bedroom has an art gallery ambiance

by ArtCompose

Luxurious and serene master bedroom

by International Custom Designs

Sculptural Lighting is the Key!

One aspect of traditional Japanese design that made its way into our homes long before we ever realized its growing influence is the magical ‘paper lantern’. Lighting installations that mimic Japanese paper lanterns have been around for decades, and we have been gleefully adding them to our living rooms and kitchens ever since. Now is the time to go a step further and replace those boring, old bedside table lamps with sculptural pendants that will truly complete the Asian-inspired bedroom. One of the first creators of such ‘east meets west’ designs was the iconic Japanese American artist Isamu Noguchi. His many lamps still hold their own in any contemporary space.

Bold lighting ideas for the asian themed bedroom

by S.I.D

Miniature wall sconces combined with the Bubble Pendant in the bedroom

by Harrell Remodeling

Sculptural lighting idea for the Japanese bedroom

by spincircle creative

Recessed Lighting Idea for the Asian bedroom

Beautiful Asian themed bedroom with smart lighting

by Marie Burgos Design

You can even take a look at the Bubble pendants of George Nelson, which also have a paper lantern-esque look about them. Couple these dazzling additions with smart recessed lighting, and your Asian-style bedroom is more or less complete. Even though lighting is always key in every room and design style, it plays an even more significant role in bringing home that enchanting Asian aura…

Eames Lounge chair in the Asian bedroom

by Atmosphere 360 Studio

Luxury spa-like ambiance right at home!

by Amelie de Gaulle Interiors

Keeping the bedroom simple and elegant

Keeping the Asian overtones in the bedroom to a minimum

by nicole helene designs

Warm, natural hues usher in the Oriental charm

by AB design studio

Asian themed master suite idea for the lavish contemporary home

What is the one element of Asian style that you love the most? Which aspects of this enchanting style would you wish to incorporate in your own beautiful bedroom? Share your thoughts…

Sherry Nothingam
Sherry is a blogger who loves to live her life to the fullest. She enjoys everything associated with design, décor and stylish modern trends. Born in California, Sherry has grown up on open ranches and in a wild setting, which has defined her taste for design and developed her interest in examining how structures and homes interact with the beauti[...]

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