The Resource Elements of Japanese design: : key terms for understanding & using Japan's classic wabi-sabi-shibui concepts, Boyâe Lafayette De Mente, (ebook)

Elements of Japanese design: : key terms for understanding & using Japan's classic wabi-sabi-shibui concepts, Boyâe Lafayette De Mente, (ebook)

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Elements of Japanese design: : key terms for understanding & using Japan's classic wabi-sabi-shibui concepts
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Elements of Japanese design:
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key terms for understanding & using Japan's classic wabi-sabi-shibui concepts
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Boyâe Lafayette De Mente
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eng
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Learn the elements of the timeless beauty that is Japanese design in this concise reference volume. Japanese design is known throughout the world for its beauty, its simplicity, and its blending of traditional and contemporary effects. This succinct guide describes the influence and importance of 65 key elements that make up Japanese design, detailing their origins-and their impact on fields ranging from architecture and interior design to consumer products and high fashion. Learn, for example, how the wabi sabi style that's so popular today developed from the lifestyle choices made by monks a thousand years ago. And how unexpected influences-like tatami (straw mats) or seijaku (silence)-have contributed to contemporary Japanese design. Elements of Japanese Design offers new insights into the historical and cultural developments at the root of this now international aesthetic movement. From wa (harmony) to kaizen (continuous improvement), from mushin (the empty mind) to mujo (incompleteness), you'll discover how these elements have combined and evolved into a powerful design paradigm that has changed the way the world looks, thinks and acts. Chapters include: - Washi, Paper with Character - Ikebana, Growing Flowers in a Vase - Bukkyo, The Impact of Buddhism - Shibui, Eliminating the Unessential - Kawaii, The Incredibly "Cute" Syndrome - Katana, Swords with Spirit
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Midwest
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De Mente, Boye
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745.40952
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non fiction
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  • Design
  • Design
  • Industrial design
  • Industrial design
  • Commercial art
  • Commercial art
  • Electronic books
  • Japan
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adult
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Elements of Japanese design: : key terms for understanding & using Japan's classic wabi-sabi-shibui concepts, Boyâe Lafayette De Mente, (ebook)
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9781462900688
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MWT11784233
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Elements of Japanese design: : key terms for understanding & using Japan's classic wabi-sabi-shibui concepts, Boyâe Lafayette De Mente, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781462900688
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11784233
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11784233
System control number
MWT11784233
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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