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Embracing Wabi Sabi

 The art of Wabi Sabi, a Japanese design philosophy Curated by Interior Couture  In Japan, wabi sabi is imperceptible but is everywhere. It is a feeling, more than a concept, that is integral in Japanese culture and aesthetics. Wabi means things that are fresh and simple. It celebrates simplicity and quietude. It includes both that which is made by nature, and that which is made by man. It also can mean an accidental or happenstance element (or perhaps even a small flaw) which gives elegance and uniqueness to the whole, such as the pattern made by a flowing glaze on a ceramic object.  Sabi means things whose beauty stems from age and makes an object more valuable. It refers to the...

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