Elements of Japanese Design

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Elements of Japanese Design introduces 80 key concepts in Japanese design in a readable and accessible short-entry format. Including a brief explanation and examples of every aspect of Japanese design-from Wah (Harmony) to Kaizen (Continuous Improvement), from Mushin (the Empty Mind) to Mujo (Incompleteness).

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Overview

Elements of Japanese Design introduces 80 key concepts in Japanese design in a readable and accessible short-entry format. Including a brief explanation and examples of every aspect of Japanese design-from Wah (Harmony) to Kaizen (Continuous Improvement), from Mushin (the Empty Mind) to Mujo (Incompleteness).

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  • ISBN-13: 9780804837491
  • Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/15/2006
  • Edition description: Original
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 5.13 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Boye Lafayette De Mente worked for several years as an editor of newspapers and magazines in Tokyo and has written many books on Japan's language and culture, including Japan's Cultural Code Words, Etiquette Guide to Japan, The Japanese Samurai Code, Survival Japanese and Instant Japanese.

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