侘寂 | Wabi-sabi

Since the 15th century, this concept has been inspiring people finding beauty in imperfections, as a wider acceptance of the cycle of life and death.

Wabisabi (侘寂) is a way of living based on the acceptance of transience and imperfection, it teaches how to embrace cracks, crevices, ruined parts, how to go further the first impression and feeling, the continuous seek for perfection that makes us despise something that first looks ugly. It makes us understand how to accept things as they are, with their marks of passing time, underlining authenticity and courage.

“Something can only be seen to embody perfection, if it also embodies a correlate degree of imperfection”, as Cheryl Hunter recalls us.