Getting a good start to a new year and a new adventure with some quick and dirty contact cards – I really wanted something to hand out to friends and possible clients during this transitional phase. 91 more words
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Something astringent, restrained, and sober is shibui, the Japanese say, and reflects an austere taste informed with a certain pleasurable melancholy. Delighting in the transient and cultivating the accidental, shibui nevertheless is sustained by a furious energy, purposeful and unrelenting, and in its characteristic game of reconciling contradictions lies what may be the essence of Japanese sensibility.