" Summer in the world;
floating on the waves
of the lake. "
~ Matsuo Bashō
Best selling Japanese author, Marie Kondo, writer of the book, The Life-Changing Magic Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing, describes the idea of creating a home and interior space that spark joy. Her best selling guide has sold over 3 million copies worldwide and speaks about the importance of de-cluttering and paring down your belongs in a way to help you feel more comfortable in your environment.Best selling Japanese author, Marie Kondo
She advocates the idea that this theme can also apply to one’s life. By using the basic idea that by creating surroundings that “Spark Joy” and by applying that to other areas of your life, such as your work, your relationships, and your social activities, one can create a life that is more rewarding and filled with happiness and joy.The Azara Platform Bed
The idea of “sparking joy” is a guiding light or pathway to create a more fulfilling and satisfying life. One of her primary methods of creating joy is to simplify and harmonize your living space or environment. She calls it tidying up. This means getting rid of unwanted items, de-cluttering, and simplifying and choosing furniture and items in your home that support this theme. This is just the first step.The Arata Platform Bed
The second step is to choose furniture and home décor that inspires happiness and an experience of joy.
Here at Haiku Designs, we specialize in home furnishings, beds, bedroom and dining room furniture that are simple in design and harmonize well. Based on several of the themes found in traditional Japanese design and updated for the modern home, our collections are the perfect way to create a sense of balance in your home or office and in essence “sparking joy.”
Consider our Arata Platform Bed, a minimalist, low to the ground bed, offering a perfect complement of elegance and beauty and an easy way to create a sense of relaxation for the bedroom. The Moduluxe bed is another example of modern design that offers a stunning sense of proportion and comfort.The Amu Dining Set
The Eco-Friendly Amu Dining room set, constructed from sustainably harvested solid bamboo, is another example of a beautifully designed furniture set. It offers warm and natural wood tones combined with simple lines and a balanced proportion. The Amu creates a sense of welcome and in a manner, “sparking joy.”
Simplifying, decluttering and tidying up one’s personal living space are great steps to creating a more spacious and happy life. As Marie Kondo explains, choosing furniture and home interiors that spark relaxation, joy, and a feeling of happiness, is the second step in living a life of harmony and joyfulness.
Here at Haiku Designs, we are pleased to offer a wide range of home interior options, furniture, and organic bedding that can assist in Sparking that Inner Joy.
Designs that Create Simplicity, Shelter that Creates Tranquility.
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