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In Japanese Design, Asian art expert and author Patricia J. Graham explains how Japanese aesthetics based in fine craftsmanship and simplicity developed. Her unusual, full-color presentation reveals this design aesthetic in an absorbing way, using a combination of insightful explanations and more than 160 stunning photos. Focusing upon ten elements of Japanese design, Graham explores how visual qualities, the cultural parameters and the Japanese religious traditions of Buddhism and Shinto have impacted the appearance of its arts.
Tuttle Publishing has amazing collection of books, especially topics extending in Asian and Japanese cultures. You can start checking out their bestsellers if you are looking for new books to read. I will be giving away more books in the future with Tuttle Publishing, so stay tuned!
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What kind of Japanese design appeals to you?
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Thank you so much for participating this giveaway! Here are the winners:
Congratulations Suzan Nakashima (#115) and Al Grappone (#184)! I’ll email you shortly.