The great thing about Asian-themed decorations is that many of them are inexpensive or found naturally, so you do not have to break the bank to buy their materials centerpiece. Consider a dining room centerpieces of paper lanterns; simply group different colored paper lanterns or flashlights that match the colors of your event, and light. Five to eight lanterns in the center of a table giving a simple yet modern look, while being definitely Asian in nature.
How about adding some elements of the ancient art of paper folding tables? You may request that the napkins can be folded in a traditional way in Asia, as in the form of a crane. For more fun, you can leave instructions printed on folding origami in the dining room centerpieces table to discuss and try your luck with. Your table elements can be beautiful and functional.
Smooth river stones are a perfect complement to Zen type quality Asian themed event. Luckily, they are also inexpensive. Consider filling a square white plate with smooth black river stones, and the addition of a pillar candle in the middle. This dining room centerpieces is serene and beautiful and will look stunning when lit.