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Chabana 茶花

        The art of provoking emotion in front of the simple beauty, natural, even raw. To succeed in generating elegance and refinement through rustic materials, patinated by the wear and tear of time … It is Japan that I love, which … Continue reading

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Japanese gardens – Stop the cliché !

        The West, in successive waves, regularly felt a pronounced passion for the art of Japanese gardens. This is easily understood when one knows their main base, a willingness to live in harmony with nature, that is to say, to stay … Continue reading

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Machiya and tsuboniwa…

         In purist that I am, passionate lover of authenticity, this short video is exceptional for me ! In very little time and shots, it manages to concentrate all the charm, refinement and elegance that we can feel when we … Continue reading

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Japan 2015 – Day 1

         After many adventures on my flight which do not have much interest, finally here I am in Kyoto. 17° already at 7 a.m. this first day, 26° maximum and provided clear day! It changes me! I feel I’ll rent … Continue reading

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Western and reductionist view of the Japanese garden

        The Japanese garden is not only a raked gravel area, a basin, a lantern and a pruned tree ! What wrong vision, limited and simplistic !!! Just like the Japanese garden is not only the Zen garden ! Each time, … Continue reading

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