Ikebana: The Art of Arranging Flowers, a classic Ikebana text, has now been completely updated for modern readers. Written by Shozo Sato, a well-respected and renowned Ikebana expert, this book presents a fascinating verview of the history of Ikebana to present day, and introduces classic Ikebana styles such as Rikka, Seika, and Moribana to Freestyle. The reader is familiarized with the tools of Ikebana and the basic Ikebana flower-arranging techniques. Simple and detailed instructions guide Ikebana enthusiasts through the process of making dozens of stunning arrangements.
This is the first book I've ever read on Ikebana and I found it most helpful. It clearly explained to me the nature and meaning of this form of flower arranging. It carefully outlined the various types of Ikeban with simple and clear instructions on how to complete each style of arrangement. The photographs throughout the book are amazing!Brother Mark Ligett
22nd Oct 2015