The Japanese Art of Flower Arranging
Ikebana, or Japanese
flower arranging, is more than just putting flowers in a container.
Ikebana is a disciplined art form in which the arrangement is a living
thing, where nature and humanity are brought together. Written by
renowned Ikebana expert Shozo Sato, Ikebana: The Art of Arranging Flowers is a classic Ikebana text updated for modern readers.
Ikebana history and styles
Ikebana: The Art of Arranging Flowers
presents a fascinating overview of the history of Ikebana to present
day, and introduces classic Ikebana styles such as Rikka, Seika and
Moribana to Freestyle.
Japanese flower arranging instructions
tools of Ikebana and basic Ikebana flower-arranging techniques are
clearly explained. Simple but detailed instructions guide Ikebana
enthusiasts through the process of making dozens of stunning floral
About the Author:
Shozo Sato is a freelance artist in Ikebana, sumi-e and theater. He is the author of numerous books including Tea Ceremony and Ikebana.
208 pages. Paperback.