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Asian Toilet Seats

An inexpensive alternative to more pricey tiles, simple subway tiles were installed in a herringbone pattern in the shower. White grout between the tiles lends a more cohesive look.

from Modern Interior Design & Furniture - Decoist

10 Tips To Create An Asian-Inspired Interior

Smooth polished stones such as river rocks, sustainable bamboo blinds that replace the traditional drapes, intricately woven tatami mats, and potted plants and shrubs that bring in nature’s goodness tend to come together to paint that picture-perfect look. It’s the little details that tend to make a big difference to the ambiance of the room. Make sure you keep the accessories and furnishings as sustainable and organic as possible to induce a truly Asian vibe.

from Spreesy

DIY V-Steam Kit

Nicknamed the V-steam and inspired by a similar remedy long used in some Asian cultures, the cleanse consists of sitting on an open-seated chair, under which a humidifier emits herb-infused steam for 30 to 45 minutes. While some get the steams to relieve stress, others swear by its health benefits like its ability to boost fertility, ease cramps, balance hormones, improve your sex life and fight infection. In Sudan, for example, in the days leading up to their wedding, brides-to-be sit on a…


In an airplane lavatory, Artist Nina Katchadourian creates flemish-style self-portraits using toilet paper, tissue paper and tissue paper toilet seat covers.