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Wabi Sabi: The Japanese Art of Impermanence: Andrew Juniper: Books

"It is a beauty of things imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete," writes Leonard Koren, in Wabi-Sabi For Artists, Designers, Poets & Philosophers. "It is a beauty of things modest and humble." His near-namesake, Leonard Cohen, gets closer to the heart of things: "Forget your perfect offering/There's a crack in everything/That's how the light gets in." This isn't merely "accepting" imperfection, as countless lifestyle gurus would have us do. The imperfection is the point.:

"It is a beauty of things imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete," writes Leonard Koren, in Wabi-Sabi For Artists, Designers, Poets & Philosophers. "It is a beauty of things modest and humble." His near-namesake, Leonard Cohen, gets closer to the heart of things: "Forget your perfect offering/There's a crack in everything/That's how the light gets in." This isn't merely "accepting" imperfection, as countless lifestyle gurus would have us do. The imperfection is the point.:

MODERNISM	~. WABI-SABI                    public~private,                                                 rational~intuitive,                                                   absolute~relative ,                                           control of nature~harmony with nature , technology~nature ,                                  adaptation to machines~adaptation to nature ....ext

MODERNISM ~. WABI-SABI public~private, rational~intuitive, absolute~relative , control of nature~harmony with nature , technology~nature , adaptation to machines~adaptation to nature ....ext

This is the cover from Leonard Koren's March 2015 book on Wabi-sabi.

Wabi-Sabi: Further Thoughts

This is the cover from Leonard Koren's March 2015 book on Wabi-sabi.

wabi-sabi | Wabi-Sabi: Finding Beauty in Imperfection and Impermanence

Wabi Sabi: An Unusual Children’s Book Based on the Japanese Philosophy of Finding Beauty in Imperfection and Impermanence

wabi-sabi | Wabi-Sabi: Finding Beauty in Imperfection and Impermanence

The Wabi-Sabi House: The Japanese Art of Imperfect Beauty....on my book wishlist.

The Wabi-Sabi House: The Japanese Art of Imperfect Beauty....on my book wishlist.

WABI SABI Scandinavia - Design, Art and DIY.: Wooden tableware by Masaaki Saito

WABI SABI Scandinavia - Design, Art and DIY.: Wooden tableware by Masaaki Saito

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