The Japandi aesthetic is not a new concept by any means – it
dates back to a Danish naval lieutenant in the 1860s who started a design movement
after a trip to Japan. But designers are rediscovering this simple,
modern-feeling look again and it's blowing up online.
Japandi is all about two philosophies coming together – hygge,
which is the idea of Scandinavian coziness, and wabi-sabi, Japan’s concept of beauty
in the imperfect. It is neutral, natural, clean, uncluttered, and calming. Here’s
how to get started in Japandi.