8 modern oriental decorating ideas for your homePosted on February 16, 2018 1Relaxed approach Cushions in golden hues and sky blue shades look stunning piled on a grey sofa. Furniture with clean lines allows light to circulate around the room. 2Quiet spot Striking black wire furniture balances beautifully with soft seating and light oak pieces. 3Wood pile Soften white walls with artworks featuring gentle patterns and ceramics in a variety of shapes. Add wood for natural colour. 4Tea ceremony Take inspiration from traditional Japanese rituals, and add modern touches with this season’s new colours – ochre and indigo. 5Soft light Create a sense of calm with a striking textured pendant lantern in a natural colour, surrounded by soft tones and textiles. 6Casual eating Dark wood and glossy cabinets get a lift with a serene teal hue above the work surface and on the rattan bar stools. 7Captivating layers Contrasting patterns in muted tones create a restful bedroom, while wall-mounted lights keep the bedside clear. 8Cosy corner Turn a small space into a quiet reading area with a simple bench. Install your own dark panelling or use wood-effect wallpaper.