Monthly Archives: December, 2010
By Blake Harvey on 12/14/10
I came across a gorgeous set of tea ceremony photos on Ajpscs’s photostream the other day. The majority of the photos are close up images of various chawans (tea bowls) and wagashi (tea sweets) held by graceful hands with rich, vibrant kimonos patterns filling in the backgrounds. Click here to view a slideshow of all [...]
By Blake Harvey on 12/8/10
Voices from the Walla Walla Valley – Akira Takemoto from Walla Walla Union-Bulletin on Vimeo.
By Blake Harvey on 12/5/10
Hiroki Takada’s unique tea ceremony inspired chair design was a featured product of Tokyo’s Design Week. Made of bamboo the chair is styled after the chasen (or whisk) used in the tea ceremony to whisk the tea. Read the full article View more images on Takada’s website