American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The Japanese art of formal flower arrangement with special regard shown to balance, harmony, and form.
- n. Japanese flower arrangement
- From Japanese 生け花 (いけばな, ikebana) (Wiktionary)
- Japanese : ikeru, to arrange + hana, flower. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Now it is filled with spring flowers in Japanese ikebana vases made by Omlor; hand beaded bracelets and hair decorations, made by Guatemalans; tote bags painted by a Mexican woman, Sylvia Hernandez, to support her family; and candle holders made of the wood of olive trees from Palestine, for the Sisters mission to help the people of Palestine.”
“Zen Images - I don't know a lot about ikebana, which is the theme of this blog.”
“These were individuals who practised traditional Japanese arts such as ikebana or Kabuki theatre "in a supreme way".”
“The nation, which has one of the highest suicide rates in the world, even has a term for death by overwork - karoshi - making stress-relieving activities such as ikebana all the more popular.”
“In the middle of all this organized chaos were several minimal metal sculptures base on the form of a teapot and influenced by the ikebana style of flower arranging.”
“There will be music and dance, ikebana flower arranging, tea ceremonies and J-pop a-plenty.”
“Mrs. Gussie lived in Japan, Italy and Cyprus with her husband, an Army officer, and studied ikebana, or the Japanese art of flower arranging, in Tokyo.”
“She wrote a book on the subject and later taught ikebana at flower clubs in the Washington region.”
“Comments (3) 3 Responses to “Lange Production Re-Introduces Chair by Grete Jalk” alexandre on 02 Dec 2008 at 6: 24 am # neat. it feels japanese, cause its layers are structured like an ikebana, origami or a kimono … i like it”
“Introduce traditional Japanese culture to the world (ikebana, tea ceremony, kabuki, etc)”
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