Woodblock by Utagawa Kunisada II, 1860, courtesy of www.robynbuntin.com/ukiyo-e/item.asp?ProductID=2479

Woodblock by Utagawa Kunisada II, 1860, courtesy of www.robynbuntin.com/ukiyo-e/item.asp?ProductID=2479

Silk fukusa (gift cover) embroidered with a flight of cranes, Japan, 1800-50, Edo period. Museum no. T.20-1923

Silk fukusa (gift cover) embroidered with a flight of cranes, Japan, 1800-50, Edo period. Museum no. T.20-1923

Japanese painting old wallpaper. Sea, painting, japan, ancient, iphone, android, wallpaper.

Japanese painting old wallpaper

Hiroshige ~ Drum Bridge and Setting Sun Hill, Meguro, 1858 ~ (Darkened Version of Hiroshige print)

Hiroshige ~ Drum Bridge and Setting Sun Hill, Meguro, 1858 ~ (Darkened Version of Hiroshige print)

/ / . Shou-sugi-ban is the ancient Japanese art of burning Sugi, or Japanese Cypress, for exterior siding. This textured charcoal finish is accomplished by burning for 7 minutes, extinguishing in cold water, scrubbing with wire brushes, drying, then rubbing with natural oils to coat and preserve the finish. This technique is said to protect the siding from weather, pests and rot for 80 years.

/ / . Shou-sugi-ban is the ancient Japanese art of burning Sugi, or Japanese Cypress, for exterior siding. This textured charcoal finish is accomplished by burning for 7 minutes, extinguishing in cold water, scrubbing with wire brushes, drying, then rubbing with natural oils to coat and preserve the finish. This technique is said to protect the siding from weather, pests and rot for 80 years.

"Fold For Peace" in Japan by swiss designer, Anouk Vogel. According to ancient Japanese legend, anyone who folds a thousand origami cranes is granted a wish by a crane. Anouk Vogel uses a lack of color to catch the eye and to represent peace.

"Fold For Peace" in Japan by swiss designer, Anouk Vogel. According to ancient Japanese legend, anyone who folds a thousand origami cranes is granted a wish by a crane. Anouk Vogel uses a lack of color to catch the eye and to represent peace.

1832...........BY UTAGAWA KUNIYOSHI..........SOURCE DRAWPAINTPRINT.TUMBLR.COM..............

1832...........BY UTAGAWA KUNIYOSHI..........SOURCE DRAWPAINTPRINT.TUMBLR.COM..............

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