Showing you the best oriental Asian style bedroom furniture.

What is Asian design?

Asian design is a popular style that is always trending for its tranquility, balance, and timeless beauty.

It is inspired by the aesthetics, philosophies, and traditions of various Asian cultures, primarily Chinese, Japanese, and Southeast Asian.

Interior designers often get inspiration from the Zen-like elements of this style, as it emphasizes simplicity, harmony, and a connection to nature.

The design elements often include:

  • Natural materials
  • Clean lines
  • Subtle decorative elements
  • Wall art

Choosing an Asian Bedroom style is like inviting peace, balance, and nature into your personal space. It's not just about aesthetics; it's a lifestyle choice.

The design principles are deeply rooted in Asian philosophies like Feng Shui, which emphasizes positive energy flow.

Moreover, the minimalist approach declutters the space, promoting mental clarity and relaxation.

Now, lets get inspired by these asian style bedroom furniture ideas!

1. Wall Art

white and brown bed linen with wooden furniture, lanterns and wall art
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Incorporating traditional Asian wall art can be transformative to your space. 

Asian wall art often features traditional motifs like dragonskoi fish, and cherry blossoms

These symbols not only enhance the area but also carry deep cultural meanings, adding depth to your decor.

2. Chinese Screens or Chinese Dividers

An asian bedroom with chinese dividers

Chinese dividers are a form of oriental furniture.

They were historically used to create private spaces, but now they are both functional and decorative.

They can be used as room dividers or simply as a statement piece, showcasing intricate designs and craftsmanship.

Search thrift stores or online marketplaces for items that resonate with Asian aesthetics. I loved how they looked in Japanese bedrooms, so I found a vintage Chinese screen at an antique store last summer, and it's one of my favorite pieces.

3. Bedside Tables

A orange and white bed with lantern lighting and matching bedside tables.
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In Asian bedrooms, bedside tables are often low, complementing platform beds.

To get the authentic Asian bedroom furniture aesthetic, opt for some that feature simple carvings or be adorned with brass or iron hardware.

It complements the room's theme while being functional; it's a great storage place, and it's where I keep my favorite books.

4. Solid Wood

brown wooden bedframe with wooden furniture
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Durability meets elegance in solid wood furniture.

Woods like teak, rosewood, and bamboo are commonly used, each bringing unique texture and warmth to the room.

These high-quality pieces are investment-worthy as they have a lifetime of use and are timeless.

Which brings me to my next point:

5. Asian Hardwood

Asian hardware bedroom

If you want genuine, authentic Asian-style bedroom furniture, Asian hardwoods like oak, mahogany, and walnut are staples in traditional furniture, ensuring longevity and timeless appeal. 

Their deep, warm hues impart a rustic yet elegant feel, tying the room together.

6. Incorporate Simple Furniture

black and white bed linen
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Asian furniture is characterized by simplicity and functionality.

Traditional Asian furniture often blends seamlessly with contemporary aesthetics, creating a harmonious balance in the bedroom.

Beyond just functionality, Asian furniture often tells a story through its designs, carvings, and inlays, making each piece a conversation starter.

Hunt for budget-friendly or second-hand items that you can revamp.

7. Mother of Pearl Inlay

This intricate art form involves embedding shimmering mother of pearl into wooden furniture, creating mesmerizing patterns that catch the light.

Whether on cabinets, dressers, or mirrors, the shiny pearl contrasts beautifully against dark wood.

8. Clean Lines

A clean line bedroom with white accents and Asian furniture
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The beauty of Asian design often lies in its simplicity.

Opt for furniture with clean, straight lines devoid of any extra fluff.

Asian culture loves the minimalist approach, so try creating a serene and uncluttered space.

9. Decorative Elements

White and yellow lantern with mother of pearl
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Think of elements like hand-painted vases, silk cushions, ceramics, and carved wooden statues.

These elements instantly add subtle pops of culture and color.

10. Chinoiserie Furniture

blue floral chinoiserie furniture

Chinoiserie furniture blends Eastern and Western designs.

It is characterized by its whimsical motifs and bold colors, which add a touch of luxury to your room.

11. Natural Materials

green plant on brown woven chair
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Natural materials are a great way to add warmth and personality to your room instantly. 

To ground the space, bamboo, rattan, and stone are commonly used in Asian-style bedroom furniture.

As a bonus, they are sustainable!

12. Warm Tones

quilted brown comforter with a warm tone room
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Warm hues like earthy browns, deep reds, soft greens, and muted golds foster an atmosphere of coziness, resonating with the inviting warmth of Asian aesthetics.

It is perfect for relaxation.

13. Dressing Table

white and brown table lamp on white wooden table
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A dressing table made of rich hardwood and ornate carvings or brass hardware can be a fantastic addition to your Asian-style bedroom.

It is functional and instantly elevates your room, making it look more elegant.

A beautiful dresser may be pricey, but it is timeless and lasts many years.

14. Carrara Marble

Carerra marble vase in a bedroom

Carrara marble has been trending recently, and for good reason.

It features pristine white marble with gray veining and adds a touch of luxury.

Think marble-topped tables or decorative marble trays to contrast with darker wood tones.

15. Platform Beds

black platform bed with white mattress inside bedroom
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Low-set and minimal platform beds are reminiscent of traditional Asian sleeping arrangements.

They are very simplistic and are perfect for a modern, clutter-free look.

16. Metal Frame

A bed with a metal frame

While wood dominates Asian furniture, delicate metal frames, especially in lanterns or bed structures, can provide a contemporary edge.

Incorporating metal into your bedroom perfectly merges the old and new design.

17. Paper Lanterns

Paper lantern in an Asian bedroom
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Including mood lighting in your bedroom is a must, and nothing beats the soft glow of paper lanterns.

Placing them around the room adds a magic touch, and their patterns cast beautiful shadows, enhancing the room's mood.

They're a budget-friendly way to add warmth and a cozy feel.

18. Wooden Headboards

Wooden headboard

Beyond functionality, wooden headboards, especially those with carvings or inlays, can act as the room's focal point. 

Headboards often turn the bed into a centerpiece and tie everything together.

19. Bonsai Trees

green bonsai tree in white ceramic pot on brown wooden table
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Breathe life into your space with a Bonsai tree. 

A bonsai tree is more than just decor; it's a living piece of art that brings nature indoors.

Plants introduce a neutral element to your bedroom, a fundamental aspect of Asian decor.

The plants' greenery can complement your bedroom's minimalist vibe. Which also creates a more relaxed and peaceful atmosphere.

Adding a bonsai tree to your bedroom offers a great aesthetic, purifies the air, and contributes to it environmentally and psychologically.

20. Tatami Mat or a Reed Mat

A tatami mat

These traditional mats, made of woven materials, provide a natural, earthy foundation.

Perfect for meditation or simply to bring in an authentic Asian touch.

21. Small Japanese Meditation Corner

brown glass bottle on brown wooden table for a meditation corner
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Introducing a Zen garden or a small water feature brings tranquility and brings the outdoors in!!

You can use solitary rocks and create a meditative corner.

22. Sculptural Lighting

sculptural lighting in a bedroom with a decorated vase.

Beyond illumination, sculptural lighting pieces, often inspired by nature, become the room's centerpiece, drawing the eye and creating warmth.

23. Oriental Decor and Accessories

white ceramic bowl on brown wooden table
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Silk cushions, embroidered throws, porcelain bowls, jade statues, or hand-painted fans can accentuate the room's theme.

While small, these additions add layers of texture and culture, personalizing the space.

24. Minimal and Organic

A minimal bedroom with a white and yellow duvet.

True to Asian aesthetics, a minimalistic approach emphasizes the 'less is more' philosophy. 

It's not about emptiness but appreciating every piece's innate beauty.

The beauty lies in the details. A minimalist approach and organic shapes and materials create a calming and beautiful room.

25. Rich and Energising Color

A red floral Asian bedroom

While warm and muted tones dominate, occasional bursts of rich colors like turquoise, emerald, or ruby can energize the space.

They can symbolize prosperity, calm, and vitality.

This post has showed you the best Asian style bedroom furniture ideas.

Each aspect, whether melded together or separate, creates an Asian-style bedroom that's aesthetically appealing, relaxing, and tranquil.

Remember, it's all about creating a space that resonates with your soul, bringing peace, balance, and a touch of timeless beauty.

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