La philosophie Wabi Sabi et le minimalisme - CATHERINE VALENTIN

The Wabi Sabi philosophy and the minimalism movement

What is the Wabi Sabi philosophy?

Philosophically the term Wabi means simple, immaterialist, humble by choice and in harmony with nature. The notion of Wabi thus refers to a natural simplicity and elegance.

May 21, 2021

The Nabis movement

Who were the Nabis?

From the second half of the 19th century onwards, a group of friends and painters in their twenties formed the Nabis group. The term Nabi means "prophet", "inspired", in Arabic and Hebrew.

May 18, 2021
Le kimono au Japon - CATHERINE VALENTIN

The Japanese kimono

KIMONO (from kiru and mono) literally means: "Something you wear". The kimono is a multifaceted garment that bears witness to centuries of history in its fabric. Although ancient and associated with Japan, it remains a global timeless piece.
March 25, 2021