04/13/2012 § Leave a comment
Designing with wisdom in mind~
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“It is a concept derived from the Buddhist teaching of the three marks of existence, specifically impermanence, the other two being suffering (dukkha) and emptiness or absence of self-nature (sunyata).
Characteristics of the wabi-sabi aesthetic include asymmetry, asperity (roughness or irregularity), simplicity, economy, austerity, modesty, intimacy and appreciation of the ingenuous integrity of natural objects and processes.” -from Wiki
Want to know more? This is a GREAT reading by Leonard Koren
And take a look at this book by Axel Vervoordt: Wabi Inspirations.