How to Design a Calm and Minimal Zen Corner for Your Home

As our lives become increasingly hectic with seemingly never-ending 9–5s and continual distractions that leave us mentally, emotionally, and physically drained, finding solace at the end of a long day has become a necessity.

As one of the most popular and effective ways of unwinding after a long day, indulging in some much-needed self-care in an interior zen corner is bound to leave you refreshed and revitalized.Whether you're returning home from a long day of work or recharging over the weekend, a calm and minimal zen corner will soothe your mind, body, and emotions.

According to the rules of Vastu Shastra, designing a relaxing zen corner by achieving the perfect harmony between furnishings and decor is also one of the most effective ways of eliminating toxic energy from surroundings. By ridding your space of negativity, a contemporary zen corner will cultivate FengShui, thereby helping you achieve optimal peace and tranquility.

If you've been confused about where to start, we've created the ultimate guide to designing a contemporary zen corner that boosts inner healing and serenity.

Read on!

1. Create a Soothing Space with Double Flat French Doors and a Hanging Chair

One of the first steps to designing a relaxing zen corner is selecting sleek and refreshing doors that instantly make the space appear revitalized. Not only will the right doors add a touch of contemporary sophistication to your zen corner, but they'll also make you feel relaxed as you walk in and get comfortable.

Opt for sleek double flat French doors to add an air of luxurious coziness to the space. For soft glamour that fits your personal aesthetic, indulge in dreamy arched French doors.

Deck your zen corner with a cozy hanging chair that helps you unwind while taking in the serenity of nature peeking through your French doors. With stunning furnishings and a plush patterned rug that pulls your space together, you'll feel relaxed and reinvigorated.

2. Deck Your Space with Fresh Art and Chic Wrought Iron Doors

What better way to recharge your batteries after a long day than by unwinding with a mug of hot cocoa and a glimpse of your favorite art keeping you company?

Design your dream zen corner by indulging in artwork that speaks to your heart. The motivational pieces will kick-start your inspiration as you dive into your favorite book for a relaxing bedtime read.

Take the soothing energy to new heights by decking your zen corner with stunning wrought iron doors that not only add a touch of functionality to your space, but also enhance its aesthetic appeal. As you soak in the harmonious combination of your furnishings, interior design, and decor, you'll feel a sense of tranquility overcome you.

Over time, your zen corner will become a safe haven that helps you recover from daily stressors.

3. Unlock Relaxation Like No Other withPlush Neutral Beanbags and Airy Steel Doors

Design the zen corner of your dreams by bathing your space in neutral colors that radiate serenity.

For optimal comfort, indulge in plush neutral beanbags that envelop your body as you settle in. The snug and warm embrace will eliminate stiffness and cramps caused by long work hours—especially if you have a sedentary job.

Go the extra mile by decking your zen corner with custom steel doors that create a dynamic play between light and air. As the soft wind caresses the warm light emanating through your arched steel doors, you'll feel renewed and restored.

4. Design the Perfect Zen Corner with Warm Sectionals and a Touch of Personal Style

Not a fan of beanbags and hanging chairs? For homeowners who wish to create a spacious zen corner that allows them to elongate their bodies and achieve blissful rest, warm sectionals are a must.

Add a touch of personal style to your space by investing in your favorite decor and figurines. The warm palette will soothe your senses, thereby helping you attain a peaceful state of mind.

Make the most of your zen corner by removing electronic devices and connecting with yourself through meditation, journaling, or reading.

We also recommend partaking in your favorite healthy activity. If you're fond of singing, belt your heart out. Love whipping up your favorite recipes? Fix yourself a hearty plate of steaming chicken alfredo and settle into your serene zen corner for the ultimate relaxation and satiation.

5. Bask in the Sunlight with Fresh Greens and Pops of Color That Soothe Your Senses

Who said your zen corner had to be restricted to your interior space? Head outside for a glimpse and feel of the crisp sunshine!

Design the perfect exterior zen corner by decking your space with fresh greens and a comfortable chair decked with a plush and colorful throw.

To add a touch of flavorful pizzazz to your cozy corner, we recommend indulging in refreshing sliding doors. With enhanced accessibility, you'll be able to breeze in and out of your favorite space while soaking in the contemporary design and finish of your sleek sliding patio doors. 

Ready to create the zen corner of your dreams? We offer a range of intricately-designed steel and wrought iron doors that'll take your relaxing space to new heights.

Whether you opt for fresh pivot doors, pocket doors, passage doors, or bi-fold doors, your zen corner will de-stress you while making your space appear extra luxurious and relaxing.

With over 40 years of experience, we also offer a range of state-of-the-art door accessories, including transoms, sidelights, door handles, and locks.

For more information, call us at 844-843-6677.

Happy shopping!

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