Posts tagged "garden"

Design with beauty and build with truth

The aesthetics of imperfection within a Japanese healing garden simply means that nothing is perfect, especially in nature. It is in identifying that which is imperfect, where the perfect characteristic is found. In a moss covered lantern, by the edge of a pond where stones rest as if nature gently tossed them along the water’s... Read more »

The Soul Heals With Japanese Gardens

Japanese healing gardens are created to remember and remind us of the fragility of life and the beauty that awakens each and very moment, giving attention to that which is right before us, in our now. In the blog series on Japanese Healing Gardens, I will take you on the path towards understanding the healing... Read more »

Inspired by Moss

Japanese Moss Gardens, with their vibrant green landscape create an ethereal, mystical atmosphere beyond any other garden design in existence. For centuries, moss has been an element of Japanese garden design, and working with the Masters that created Portland Japanese Garden, I witnessed first hand the knowledge and respect that has earned moss to be... Read more »
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Zen Living Plays in the DIRTT

One of my recent blogs “Finding Zen Design in Chicago” received such a positive response I thought it would be the perfect time to share with all of you a brilliant company that is here in Chicago that truly encompasses the soul of Zen Living. Meet DIRTT. It is great to share my ideas as... Read more »