Wabi-sabi, or how to appreciate imperfectionThe following excerpts are from a 1994 book "Wabi-sabi: for Artists, Designers, Poets & Philosophers" by Leonard KorenMore Like This
Wabi-sabi is about the minor and the hidden, the tentative and the ephemeral: things so subtle and evanescent they are invisible to vulgar eyes.
Things wabi-sabi are expressions of time frozen. They are made of materials that are visibly vulnerable to the effects of weathering and human treatment.
Though things wabi-sabi may be on the point of dematerialization (or materialization) - extremely faint, fragile, or desiccated - they still possess an undiminished poise and strength of character.
The closer things get to nonexistence, the more exquisite and evocative they become. Consequently to ex