Chapter . Japanese Garden

Understanding image formats and optimization

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WA IS THE JAPANESE CONCEPT of harmony. While bold and vivid design may be appropriate in some scenarios, evident in Japanese Garden are Masanori Kawachi’s sensitivities to a more understated, universal aesthetic. Amid the strong individual signatures of the existing designs, he attempted to capture Wa and create a visually pleasing submission that appeals internationally.

The obvious Japanese elements of Kawachi’s theme are indicative of his home country, but the effects are soft and the imagery appealing ...

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