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Blog: The Aesthetics of Aging

The Beauty of Rust Antiquity, Utility, Wabi Sabi and Beauty In one person’s eyes, as an object gets older, it cracks, it discolors — and it might rust. Okay, one approach — toss it out. Get rid of it. And contrary to that — another more classical line of thinking:...

Blog: The Aesthetics of Rust

Wabi Sabi and Beauty There is a perspective that things that have lived for a long time are worthy of respect and admiration. Old is more beautiful. You can’t fake old. Wabi Sabi. That Japanese principle of beauty in age comes to a reflection of two principles —...

Blog: THE AGE OF BEAUTY | WABI SABI

THE EXAMINATION OF SENSE: BRAND SOUL, VISUALIZATIONS, INSPIRATIONS There are characters in Japanese aesthetics that most people know — to the concept of objects that are beautifully aged, the character implicit in use, authentic decay, honored “wearing out,”...