• Wabi-Sabi for Artists, Designers, Poets

Wabi-Sabi for Artists, Designers, Poets

Idea Books

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Postalco One Year Wall Calendar €20
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"Wabi-sabi is exactly about the delicate balance between the pleasure we get from things and the pleasure we get from freedom from things." Wabi-Sabi for Artists, Designers, Poets is your ultimate introduction to wabi-sabi; the essential Japanese aesthetic that shows us how to appreciate true beauty that comes from imperfection and incompletion, modesty and humility. Whether you are looking for creative inspiration or you are on a mission to learn more about Japanese culture, this read will change the way you look everything around you in a new way.

Great for those who are new to wabi-sabi
Features detailed description and beautiful photographs
Follow up with Wabi-Sabi: Further Thoughts
Written by Leonard Koren, artist, architect, and design and aesthetics theorist.
Measures 14 x 22 cm

 Japan and Misc-store Amsterdam

Japan is becoming more and more popular (in the West). Japan is loved for its exquisite food, rich culture, innovative design, and not the least, for its absolute leadership in the realm of stationery. At Misc-store Amsterdam, we have always had a close relationship with Japan. It started with our personal fascination with Japan and it lead to our current range of quality Japanese products at Misc-store Amsterdam.

From the start, we have carried a wide range of Japanese brands, and we are always continuing to expand our range of Japanese products. From superior Japanese paper by Midori and luxury everyday essentials by Postalco, to intense Hibi incense and finely crafted Hasami Porcelain. Everyday, we bring curated essential Japanese goods for your home and desk to you.


About Idea Books

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Misc Store supports
climate change solutions &
plants a tree for every order

Importing from countries as far as Japan & shipping worldwide has more of an impact than we would like. That is why we plant a tree for every order + we plant an additional 2 trees each day.

Furthermore, we offset the individual carbon footprint of our staff, including travel per individual under 8,000 km by car or 2 short-haul return flights annually, by funding climate change solutions through Ecologi.
A selection of these climate projects are shown here.

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Climate projects supported by Misc Store

Using waste biomass to produce electricity in Chile

Small scale onshore wind in India

Protecting lowland peat forest in Indonesia

Producing electricity from solar energy in Vietnam

Protecting and restoring forests in Papua New Guinea

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