Design / Art

The Art of Setting Stones

Philosophical essays on the beauty and meaning of traditional Japanese gardens.

Gardens of Gravel and Sand

A philosophical photo-essay and inquiry into Japanese rock gardens and what they might (and might not) mean.

Japanese Garden Notes

Marc Peter Keane's personal journey through 100 Japanese gardens, looking at them with a designer’s eye.

Kanji Box

Japanese characters served up with histories and cultural clues to help you decorate your skin/body/life with just the right word!

The Flower Shop

The author of Wabi Sabi explores the intersection of beauty and design at an extraordinary flower shop in Vienna.

The Ideals of the East

An exploration of the roots of beauty in Japanese aesthetics.