Japanese Design

Tools of Tradition: An Introduction to Traditional Japanese Carpentry Tools

Japan is very well-known for their minimalist style and their practical, no-nonsense approach to design. While the rest of the world caught on to minimalist during the 60’s, the Japanese have practiced using the bare minimum to achieve practical and aesthetic results long before that. Japanese architecture was heavily influenced by their Chinese neighbors, and …

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