WA: The Essence of Japanese Design By Rossella Menegazzo, Stefania Piotti and Kenya Hara Softcover, 288 pages, color
With over 300 exquisite examples, WA: The Essence of Japanese Design explores the enduring impact of Japanese aesthetics on everyday objects and interior design. Organized to highlight the strong link between design and material, WA includes work from contemporary Japanese designers such as Sori Yanagi and Shiro Kuramata to Naoto Fukasawa and Tokujin Yoshioka. Printed on craft paper and bound in the traditional Japanese style, the book itself is a beautiful object sure to inspire anyone interested in design.
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