Articles tagged “zen”

Zen is a school of Mahayana Buddhism. In design it reflects a calm Japanese infuenced style.

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In search of serenity – wood and water

I happened upon a discussion on Twitter the other day that was lead by Cindy Frewen Wuellner @Urbanverse who had asked about the purpose of design. My immediate reply was the creation of serenity, a space that is a refuge from noise, both physical and …


Pure luxury – mastering the art of living

Even more than beauty, luxury has to be in the eye of the beholder. Brigitte Bardot once said ‘I absolutely loathe luxury’ and while that sounds impossible coming from a woman who embodied physical luxury, it also opens the question of defining true luxury. Did …