What is a meditation room, and how do I furnish mine?

Finding zen can be tricky. For some, it’s a bubble bath with candles or a good book. For others, it’s an hour of meditation in the morning. Finding the perfect place to unwind can present a challenge for many. Most rooms in our homes are cluttered with bits and pieces of our everyday lives — bills on the counter, clothes piling up in the laundry room, a full dishwasher, an unmade bed. Yogi or not, having a space devoted to stillness and mental clarity, devoid of tasks undone – a meditation room of sorts – can be incredibly beneficial.

You can begin by choosing a place in your home where you can easily relax. If you’re working with a clean slate, you may consider painting the walls with a quiet color. A minimal amount of décor is advised to avoid distractions, and the main factors to consider are lighting, floor comfort, plants for increased oxygen in a small space, and a gentle color scheme. It also never hurts to add a small air purifier. 

Design styles usually range from minimalist, to Wabi Sabi, to North African and Indian. The choice is yours! Floor cushions, rugs, or bamboo furniture are common, and a sound bowl and sage smudge stick are characteristic of the practice of meditation. To get you started, we’ve found a few of our favorite pieces that would be perfect for a meditation room, whether you’re a beginner or a pro in this mindful practice.

Blue floor cushions
Meditation Cushions $168 >
Black and white striped floor cushion
Medium Hemp Floor Pillow $245 >
Felted rock cushions
Felted Rock Cushions >
Dark chartreuse rug
Earth Bamboo Rug $776 – $11,644 >
Orange porcelain wall lamp
Lucent porcelain pendant >
Round wooden lamp
Saturn Lamp $446 >
Two tiered white planter
Ellipse self watering planter $70 – $100 >
Granite Candles $35 – 45 >
Aster Area Rug $52 >
Round Rug $99-337 >
Kayaking the Reservoir $320 >
Sediment Wall Hanging in Black Patina $1,495 >
Buddha for Yoga Class Studio >
Werregue Lighting Collection $1,250-$2,950 >
Lüks Linen Bergama Peshtemal $48 >
18″ Basket $265-290 >

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