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"Wabi-Sabi for Artists, Designers, Poets and Philosophers is a touchstone for designers of all stripes. . . ." -The New York Times
"In a prominent spot near Square's welcome lobby stands a communal bookshelf. . . Most titles lining the shelves cover subjects you might expect at a high-flying tech startup. . . And then there are books placed on the shelf by [Twitter and Square co-founder Jack] Dorsey. He offers up Wabi-Sabi for Artists, Designers, Poets & Philosophers --an explication of the Japanese concept of serendipitous beauty." -The Wall Street Journal
"Indeed, you could say that Koren has spearheaded the design equivalent of the slow food movement." -The New York Times
See also Wabi-Sabi: Further Thoughts.See all Editorial Reviews
Just a great book. A pleasant breakdown of wabi-sabi's various applied meanings, and a few vague suggestions as to what it truly means. Read morePublished 15 days ago by Amanda Hoskinson
As a designer I found it interesting revisit the beauty of imperfection, and appreciation of the Here in the Now, in a world of highly designed mass produced productsPublished 1 month ago by Genevieve Schiemann
I was not looking for spiritual guidance in this book. I have that well under control.
I'm a long time photographer. Read more
I happened upon this book because of those Amazon suggestions that were displayed when I was ordering another book...a copy of The Book of Tea for a friend. Read morePublished 2 months ago by James H.
The best explanation of the elusive concept of Wabi Sabi, directed for the creative person.Published 2 months ago by Brian