MODERN IKEBANA: A NEW WAVE IN FLORAL DESIGN by Victoria Gaiger, Tom Loxley

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Title: Modern Ikebana: A New Wave In Floral Design
Author(s)/Editor(s): Victoria Gaiger, Tom Loxley
Publisher: Ludion
Pages: 224
Dimensions: 220 x 260 mm
Format: Hardcover
Year: 2020
The Japanese art of flower arrangement emerged in the 6th century, with offerings left by devotees in Buddhist temples. Over time, various types of ikebana have developed, each with its own lengthy list of rules and guidelines. Today a new generation is taking on this ancient art form, in both Japan and the West. Inspired by its philosophy and aesthetics, practitioners of modern ikebana are using this complex tradition to create original and often colourful displays. Authors Victoria Gaiger and Tom Loxley speak with 25 artists and designers who work with flowers, from Tokyo to New York. The book explains the evolution of ikebana and includes an illustrated botanical glossary.

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Weight 1 kg
Dimensions 220 × 260 × 30 mm