In 2014, “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing” was a bestseller in the U.S., Japan, Germany, and the U.K. selling millions of copies. Japanese Organizing guru, Marie Kondo, urged people to keep only that which “sparks joy”.
Having visited Japan many years ago, I witnessed first hand the peacefulness and beauty of their gardens, temples and restaurants.
To create a bathroom that is a spa-like retreat we can employ ancient Zen aesthetic principles. I am NOT suggesting placing a statue of the buddha in your bathroom!