Wabi-sabi interior design | How to see beauty in imperfection?

What is wabi-sabi?

Oddly enough, the phrase wabi-sabi is difficult to translate into other languages. This is a unique Japanese view of the world, which manifests itself in almost everything - in art, design, and architecture.
Wabi sabi, kitchen interior design, iterior design, soft minimalism
Wabi-sabi puts wisdom, calmness, truth, uniqueness, kindness, cordiality, and modesty at the forefront. Every day, the human brain has to “digest” huge amounts of information. The Japanese are close to the style of absolute minimalism, in which there is room only for the most essential.
Instead of looking for beauty in the ideal, wabi-sabi seeks beauty in imperfection. This philosophy draws attention to the beauty of the changeable, illusory and imperfect world that surrounds us, to the fleetingness and uniqueness of the moment.
Wabi-sabi is the aesthetics of simplicity, naturalness, asymmetry and incompleteness, imperfection, impermanence, incompleteness, understatement and incompleteness.
A whole worldview that believes imperfections are beautiful. Wabi-sabi says that people can admire the moment, and naturalness and be content with little. Wabi-sabi is found in art, photography, lifestyle, ceramics, architecture, clothing, interior design, and food.

What does wabi-sabi teach?

The philosophy of wabi-sabi teaches us to strive for simplicity and look for beauty in the imperfect, appreciate the present, enjoy the moment, feel a connection with nature and accept the fleetingness of life, discard unnecessary and focus on the important.

Many researchers call wabi-sabi the philosophy of contemplating the surrounding world, to which we come as guests, and where we must have time to see and admire the fleeting beauty of life.

Wabi-sabi values

Wisdom, calmness, truth, uniqueness, simplicity, kindness, and modesty.
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Arina
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