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Das Streben nach Vollkommenheit

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Product Details
  • Stitch Bound, Hardcover Book
  • Editors: gestalten & Irwin Wong
  • Language: German
  • Pages: 320
  • Size: 22.5 × 29 cm
  • Release Date: September 2020
  • ISBN: 978-3-89955-993-4
Product Description

Please note that the book is in German.

Over many centuries and generations, Japanese craftsmen have continuously worked to improve their products. Whether it is swords, ceramics, wood saws, brushes or fishing rods, these artisans have always strived to perfect their craftsmanship. Today, it may certainly be possible to produce these items cheaper or faster than in the past, but the quality and pursuit of perfection remains unsurpassed. For these craftsmen, the pursuit of perfection is not only a duty, but also a source of fulfillment and a central purpose in life.

The Pursuit of Perfection portrays the masters of their craft and provides an insight into their humble workshops. It describes the intricate manufacturing processes, celebrates the timeless and simple beauty of their traditional products and tells of the often rural settings of the small towns and villages they come from.



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