When decorating a home or office, the number one item that’s either neglected or overworked are the walls. Most people put too many items on a wall to decorate it, giving it a cluttered look. Wall art is just that, an art, and should be placed strategically to give the room appeal.
Let’s take a look at how to use wall art when decorating, particularly Asian wall art. If you’ve ever wanted to redecorate a room, and give it an Eastern feel, you can start with a beautiful piece of wall art to get your decorating ball going, and then build from that to bring the room together.
Chinese décor boasts beautiful and tranquil furnishings. Mostly thru the use of a method known as Feng Shui.
Feng Shui is the practice of using ancient Chinese methods of placement and arrangement of space to achieve vast harmony within the environment. The technique of decorating via Feng Shui is based on ancient Chinese philosophies and practices. The Feng Shui color schemes are interpreted differently for each individual based on their birth year, which also relates to that person’s basic elements of earth, water, wood, fire, and metal. For example, a person born in the year of wood would use green as their basic color scheme, and avoid red, which symbolizes fire, because fire destroys wood.
Feng Shui can be used both inside and outside the home. Gardens with lovely Buddha statuettes or Jade Pagoda’s are met with the Feng Shui philosophy. Placement of plants and ponds is an integral part of Chinese Decorating.