Ikebana (Japanese flower arrangement): no-cost therapeutic hobby

Ikebana, traditional Japanese flower arrangement, is an ideal quarantine-friendly hobby because it requires minimum amount of branches and/or flowers you can find in your backyard. With no costs, you can find your inner Zen and peace of mind.

History of Japanese aesthetics 3: Muromachi and wabi-sabi

History of Japanese asethetics (3) reviews Muromachi era (1336-1573), which coinsided with the early Renaissance in Europe. However, Zen-influenced, minimalist aesthetics were the opposite of Renaissance.

Ikebana (Japanese flower arrangement): Define ultimate essentials by subtraction