Japanese Design

Want to learn more about Japanese design?

Experience  Japanese Aesthetics: From Flower Arrangements to Contemporary Art. Students will work in groups to analyse the application of elements & principles of design in a variety of traditional Japanese aesthetic expressions - gardens, food presentations, architecture & kimono.

Practical exercises and theory will be taught including Ikebana, the art of Japanese flower arranging.

Session 1: August 16

Session 2: October 25

  Japanese Aesthetics_Short Courses

Develop skills in Japanese timber joinery with the Japanese Joinery - Level 1 course, including a range of cutting techniques, tips and tricks to preparing connections, edge maintenance and the process of tool sharpening.

You can then move on to learn advanced components of Japanese joinery with the Japanese Joinery - Level 2. A variety of sharpening techniques and the use of whetstones will be explored.

Sarah - Japanese Joinery student

"Hisao was a great teacher and made it very interesting, relaxed and fun. He has an obvious love and passion which shows through.."


View our range of Art, design and architecture short courses.