Design / Art

A Thousand Cranes


How to fold the famous Japanese Paper Crane and string 1,000 cranes, inspired by the story of Sadako and Hiroshima.

The Art of Setting Stones


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

A Tractate on Japanese Aesthetics


Sure to be a classic, Donald Richie's concise, profound insights into the mysteries of Japanese Aesthetics.

Cherry Blossoms


The splendid designs of traditional Asia in a spectacular color format for artists and art lovers.

Designing with Kanji


Japanese words in a fun resource for designers, artists, and tattooers.


Epochs of Chinese and Japanese Art


Two volumes of the essential and definitive survey of Chinese and Japanese art in one book.

Family Crests of Japan


Find the beauty and meaning of over 850 family crests found in Japanese tradition

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!

OriGrafix Fun


Preprinted bold and beautiful origami designs in easy-to-fold large formats.

OriGrafix Japan


Preprinted with bold and beautiful designs in easy-to-fold large formats.

Sarasa Woodblock Patterns


Classical woodblock designs for creative gifts and inspiration.

Stencil Patterns


The splendid designs of traditional Asia in a spectacular color format for artists and art lovers.

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.


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