Asian design is based on principles of serenity and relaxation, and Japanese living room design in particular is recognizable for its warmth, charm and simplicity. Simple and balanced themes also work overtime in living rooms decorated with Japanese flair. A few decor pieces and design techniques can turn any living room into a Japanese-style space. In keeping with the culture, this style of decor emphasizes ease of living with basic ideas. How you use the space in your living room becomes as important as what you put in it. Create this look by knowing what to look for and how to use it. Before long, you will have a serene Japanese living room everyone will adore.