My Piece of Asia; Who Says You Need to Travel across the Pacific Ocean to Enjoy the Asian Culture? It's East Meets West. and It's Certainly Making a Colourful Splash in Interior Design

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My Piece of Asia; Who Says You Need to Travel across the Pacific Ocean to Enjoy the Asian Culture? It's East Meets West. and It's Certainly Making a Colourful Splash in Interior Design


MORE often than not, a person's home reflects their personality.

These hints of character can surface in the plants, which thrive in the garden, and the bright canvases, which decorate the beige-coloured walls.

You are sure to find a ceramic tagine in the home of someone who is passionate about Morocco or a wooden carving in the residence of a person inspired by Africa.

There truly is no better way to cultivate the passion and experience of travel than in one's home.

And if you can't make it all the way to another land, bring that land to you.

It is a trend which has been developing for some time and, in the past few years, the Asian influence has especially crept into Queensland's circle of interior design.

While bright whites, sandy tones and beach themes are still popular here on the Sunshine Coast, the Asian trend is emerging.

From those with a disposable income right through to people on a budget, the Asian theme is relatively easy to create.

Homeware stores are brimming with Thai, Chinese, Balinese and Japanese furnishings and decor.

And inspiration can easily be sourced: just ask interior design expert Lindy Evans.

"Asian decor is big as an east-meets-west style is exploding on to the scene," she said.

"If you don't have any Asian influences in your home, now is the time to add that dramatic touch."

Lindy is the manager of Windemere Interiors and works closely with Adenbrook Homes on the Sunshine Coast.

The team's latest project is now available for viewing and is sure to give plenty of inspiration for those looking to update their own home or perhaps take the step into a new property.

Located in the Brightwater display village, the Adenbrook home is creative, unique and takes the Coast to a new level of design.

Adenbrook's Sunshine Coast director Rob Douglas said the property brought a new element to Coast living. …

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