There are many approaches you can take to slowly build a gaming setup that suits you and your personal preferences. There is no right or wrong, but what is right for you and your environment. 

One of our favorite design touches reflects Japanese-inspired aesthetics. Japanese-inspired may mean different things to different people, but to us, the following nine tips will help you create a very pleasing gaming setup.

A few basic guidelines can let you immerse yourself in the world of Japanese aesthetics setup that exudes tranquility and elegance. From sleek minimalism to traditional influences, you can elevate your gaming experience to a new level of sophistication.

1. Embrace Minimalism

Simplify your gaming space with clean lines, uncluttered surfaces, and a neutral color palette. Let the beauty of simplicity guide your design choices.



“Great Wave Off Kanagawa” Switch dock cover.


2. Incorporate Natural Elements

Bring the outdoors in with elements like bamboo, wood, and stone. Create a sense of harmony with nature within your gaming oasis.

Bushi (warrior) Switch Joy-Cons.


3. Choose Quality Over Quantity

If your budget allows you, invest in high-quality, well-crafted gaming equipment that not only performs well but also adds a touch of luxury to your setup. Well made items last longer and become an organic part of your setup.


Sakura petals Joy-Cons.


4. Opt for Soft Lighting

Set the mood with soft, ambient lighting that creates a calming atmosphere. Consider paper lanterns or dimmable LED lights for a gentle glow.

5. Add Japanese Artwork

Enhance the aesthetic appeal of your gaming space with traditional Japanese artwork such as ukiyo-e prints or calligraphy scrolls. Let art inspire your gaming sessions.


“Great Wave Off Kanagawa” Xbox controller.


6. Create a Zen Garden Vibe

Incorporate elements of a Zen garden, such as pebbles, bonsai trees, or a small water feature, to evoke a sense of tranquility and balance in your gaming setup.


Matcha green customized Joy-Cons.


7. Integrate Technology Seamlessly

Hide cables and wires to maintain a clean and organized look. Opt for wireless peripherals and cable management solutions to keep your setup sleek and sophisticated.


Samurai-inspired Joy-Cons.


8. Personalize with Japanese Decor

Add personal touches with Japanese decor items like bonsai plants, origami cranes, or traditional tea sets. Infuse your gaming space with your unique style.


Samurai Boy customized IPS screen Game Boy.


9. Cultivate a Sense of Calm

Design your gaming setup to be a sanctuary where you can relax and unwind. Create a space that promotes mindfulness and serenity during your gaming sessions. With a clearer mind and the right thinking, you will achieve all of your objectives.

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