• Wabi-Sabi: Everything and nothing at once

    Wabi-Sabi is a very complex design philosophy. It is an aesthetic style, it is a way of life, and it is both journey and destination. While it is the most definitive form of the Japanese design aesthetic and philosophy, ¬†there is no way to define it. By defining it, the essence of Wabi-Sabi is lost, …

  • Design principles of the Far East.

    Japanese design has always fascinated people around the world. It is subtle, yet impactful, mysterious¬†yet clear. Based primarily on the concepts of Zen, the Japanese design principles are often more philosophical than physical. They also place a great priority on imperfection and stillness. The following are 7 Japanese design principles from Garr Reynold’s blog(accessible here …

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