21 Photos To Show You What It’s Like Living In A Minimalist Japanese Home

One of the main complaints that people have about their homes is that they feel too cluttered and they generally just have too much stuff. But, even if you acknowledge that you’re over-burdened with possessions you don’t really need, it can be hard to let go. In some parts of Japan, space is at a high premium, so people tend to live in small apartments, with zero room for clutter or any items that aren’t completely necessary. This way of living might seem strange at first, but it’s oddly refreshing. Most of us could learn a thing or two from this minimalist way of living, even if we didn’t want to go quite as far as this. So, here are 21 photos to show you what it’s like in a minimalist Japanese home. Take a look!

We couldn’t live with out our beds! 

some japanese bedrooms dont have beds
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Just looking at this fridge makes us hungry!

japanese minimalist fridge
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At least it would be super easy to keep clean!

japanese minimalist bathroom cabinet
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However, we would definitely need more products.

japanese minimalist bathroom
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This may be true…

japanese minimalist toothbrush on window
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Making the most of your existing space is never a bad thing! 

japanese minimalist window ledge
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So, you’ll never struggle to find anything!

japanese minimalist organised
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But, what if you have guests?

japanese minimalist cutlery draw
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A simple way of providing yourself with more space!

japanese minimalist mattress in wardrobe
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No chilling out on the couch? Damn. 

japanese minimalist living room
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We hope they at least have a cushion to sit on? The floor would get uncomfortably hard after a while…

japanese minimalist living area
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We would be surprised if anything ever got misplaced in a minimalist household! 

japanese minimalist simple objects
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Hanging hooks are always a firm favorite. 

japanese minimalist hanging objects
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Logical…

japanese minimalist philosphy
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Having no mess in your life does sound appealing, however, it also seems very restricting. 

japanese minimalist declutter
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Do you think you would be more stressed or less stressed living a lifestyle like this?

japanese minimalist declutter your mind
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We wouldn’t expect anything less…

japanese minimalist object has own place and purpose
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There are ways to clean without a mop!

japanese minimalist dont own a mop
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We agree. 

japanese minimalist beauty
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Another positive! 

japanese minimalist never need to think about which pot to use
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It’s an acquired taste for a lifestyle, that’s for sure. 

japanese minimalist no distractions
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