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Inspiration from Wabi Sabi

Wabi-sabi is a Japanese philosophy that has been around since the 15th century. It came about as a reaction to the dominant trends of the time, which relied heavily on over-ornamentation, lavishness, and the use of rare materials.In direct contrast, wabi-sabi is all about finding beauty in imperfection. It involves grounding oneself by forming a deep connection to the earth and enjoying the simple pleasures of life.



1 |Architect: Maria MarininaDesigner: Maria Marinina

Wabi sabi is more about appreciation and the beauty in imperfect and incomplete things. More of a humble, modest and simple surrounding. The rejection of everything excessive, extreme and artificial. 

“For the home, the wabi-sabi aesthetic is about embracing a minimalist lifestyle over the race to buy stuff,” says New York City interior architect John Mochelle.

2 |Designer: Alena Valyavko

“Wabi-sabi is not trash piling in the corner of your kitchen because you’re too lazy to take it out,” says Marion. It’s also not about replacing your old stuff with new things.

Select home accessories that reflect the natural world around you. Wabi-sabi accents include handmade pottery, wood trinkets, and woven baskets. Such pieces convey a sense of intimacy.

Below are few inspiration for bring Wabi-sabi into your home.

Reference List 
Minimalistic Interior Design with Wabi-Sabi Elements
The Spirit Of Wabi-Sabi Interiors
Harnessing the Charm Of Wabi-Sabi In Interior Design
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