insight 6: shiro / 2012 "White" is not a book about colors. It is rather Kenya Haras attempt to explore the essence of "White", which he sees as being closely related to the origin of Japanese aesthetics – symbolizing simplicity and subtlety. The central concepts discussed by Kenya Hara in this publication are emptiness and the absolute void.
原研哉白白の発見 Hara Kenya ShiroThe Discovery of White 発見 【はっけん】discovery; finding
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A MUJI book ‘SO SHU JI NEN’ is out now — edited and art directed by Kenya Hara.
Loving the work of Taiwan-based graphic designer, Wang Zhi Hong.