If we have a tatami floored living room, are houseworks easier?
Speaking of the Japanese traditional house, it’s the
In the other world, it’s the tatami floored room.
People take off their shoes and sit on the tatami floor by bare foot.
The tatami floored room can change flexibility for various ways to use in preparing small furnitures.
People put a Zabuton (floor cushion) when they sit down.
When they read a book or write a letter, they prepare a low dining table or a Japanese-style writing desk.
When they drink a tea or eat sweets, they put a tray.
They put a Ozen (four-legged tray) at mealtimes.
And they lay out the Futon (bedding) when they sleep.
In the Japanese room, usually these furnitures are put in the room when it’s necessary,
and brought back to the closet when it’s unnecessary.
People who keep this traditional life were reduced because of the westernized lifestyle in Japan.
“the live without furnitures”
are being payed attention.
And through the such background, people started to say
“the traditional Japanese room is suitable for the simple life”
“the Japanese room is easy to clean and to do houseworks”
“busy modern people should review the interior”
and so on.
The life of modern people, both in Japan and the West, is too much information, things, complicated.
If you need to be a simple and easier life, why can’t you remind the minimalism of the
“Japanese tatami floored room” now?