This traditional Japanese room has subtle Zen influences, such as organic wood surfaces, a large layout, and open views of nature.
Balcony Garden Dreaming: Indoor Japanese garden of dreams
Loft renovation for young family is inspired by Japanese micro-apartments : TreeHugger
Hirashima —if there are any people in the world who are very clever about space, and design, and minimalism – it’s the Japanese.
Zen garden comes indoors. (A small version of this for indoor/outdoor would be lovely)
Mikili – Bicycle Furniture A bookshelf that is also a bicycle rack? Love.
Who wouldn’t love to have implements stored in a pullout like this one, in a design by Kirstin Havnaer, Hearthstone Interior Design? They are stored upright (no rummaging) and within arm’s reach of the cooktop. Via Houzz