The Japanese art of flower arranging, taken from this 1960 book. Pics from Sight Unseen.
Mary Ellen Bartley’s medium of choice is books, stacked in beautiful, satisfying layers.
A woodcut collection of Japanese castles, created by Hashimoto Oki’ie. Via the Gerhard Pulverer Collection.
This huge database of Japanese woodblock prints is a perfect weekend viewing platform.
The most charming book of animal paintings. Minimal but full of life. See it all here. Via Things Magazine.
This site is incredible, hundreds of old Japanese maps.
You can find the full book here.
A legendary design book, often very expensive, being scanned online here.
Found at a flea market last year, finally scanned in. Published in the GDR, 1974.
A fantastic collection of old paint charts, catalogues and home colour books.