Ikebana: The Art of Arranging Flowers

Tuttle Publishing
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The Japanese Art of Flower Arranging

Ikebana, or Japanese flower arranging, is more than just putting flowers in a container. Ikebana is a disciplined art form in which the arrangement is a living thing, where nature and humanity are brought together. Written by renowned Ikebana expert Shozo Sato, Ikebana: The Art of Arranging Flowers is a classic Ikebana text updated for modern readers.

Ikebana history and styles

Ikebana: The Art of Arranging Flowers presents a fascinating overview of the history of Ikebana to present day, and introduces classic Ikebana styles such as Rikka, Seika and Moribana to Freestyle.

Japanese flower arranging instructions

The tools of Ikebana and basic Ikebana flower-arranging techniques are clearly explained. Simple but detailed instructions guide Ikebana enthusiasts through the process of making dozens of stunning floral arrangements.
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About the author

Shozo Sato was awarded the Order of Sacred Treasure from the Emperor of Japan for his contributions in teaching Japanese traditions. His areas of expertise include ikebana (flower arranging), chanoyu (tea ceremony), and Japanese theater, as well as sumi-e (ink painting). He is the author of numerous books including "Tea Ceremony, Ikebana", and "The Art of Sumi-e". He was the founding director of Japan House at the University of Illinois, where he is Professor Emeritus and continues to teach Japanese arts. He devides his time between Fort Bragg, California and Champaign, IL.

Kimie Tada" graduated from Rikkyo University (Tokyo) with a degree in English Literature. She was editor-in-chief of Confort, a Japanese interior design magazine, and now runs an editorial company she established in 2000.

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Publisher
Tuttle Publishing
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Published on
Mar 13, 2012
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Pages
208
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ISBN
9781462905911
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Language
English
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Genres
Crafts & Hobbies / Flower Arranging
Design / Interior Decorating
Gardening / House Plants & Indoor
Gardening / Japanese Gardens
House & Home / Decorating
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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