Things Thai Hardcover – 10 Mar 2011
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Traditional Japanese design imbues objects with a sense of history and artistry that easily reaches across cultural boundaries. In Things Japanese: Everyday Objects of Extraordinary Beauty and Significance, author Nicholas Bornoff and photographer Michael Freeman examine over 60 traditional objects that are uniquely Japanese, deftly illustrating their beauty and significance.
- Beautifully crafted samurai swords
- Elegant wooden tansu chests
- Elaborate tea ceremony implements
- Exquisitely carved netsuke toggles
- Fabulous silk-and-gold embroidered kimonos
About the Author
Tanistha Dansilp is a journalist and feature writer specializing in articles on cultural and environmental topics, and has contributed to a wide range of Thai magazines.
Michael Freeman has photographed extensively in Asia, both for magazines such as the Smithsonian, GEO and Conde Nast Traveler, and for numerous books on Asia and beyond.
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