Inspired Ikebana: Modern Design Meets the Ancient Art of Japanese Flower Arrangement (the Craft of Kado, the Japanese Art of Modern Flow (Paperback)
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Discover modern Ikebana, the Japanese art of floral design, to form and cultivate internal peace and creativity. You can create minimalist decor with Ikebana, otherwise known as Kado, a disciplined art form that brings together nature and the inner self through flower arrangement.
Delight in the intentionally minimalist floral designs. Perfect for anyone interested in historic culture, flower arranging, Japanese art, or minimalist decorating. This beautifully-photographed instructional guide is a modern take on a centuries-old art. It's filled with simple-to-follow, step-by-step instructions that allow you to create stunning decor and learn how to make floral arrangements in various Ikebana styles using both fresh and dried flowers.
The history of Kado, reimagined. Ikebana is a long-practiced, much respected artform with an intriguing history, and author Naoko Zaima is excited to share the story with you in this lovely Japanese art book and floral design book.
Inside, you'll find:
- Alluring simplistic design inspirations and pictures of Ikebana
- Stories featuring the history of Ikebana and its impact on floral design through history
- How to make everything Kado--from floral bouquets to wreaths and more--accompanied by suggestions of the best flower arrangement tools to use for each project
If you liked elevated arrangement books like Floret Farm's A Year in Flowers, Marie Kondo's Kurashi at Home, or Inspired by Nature, you'll love Inspired Ikebana.