Tatsuo Ishimoto

The Art of Flower Arrangement


"If there is one natural art it is flower arrangement," the book begins. Tatsuo Ishimoto promotes a balance between traditional Japanese flower arranging techniques and a more freeform approach, as nature herself loves to break rules. Emphasizing the importance of the presence of plants in relation to our well-being, the importance of vessel choice for arranging, and highlighting a few useful tools for success.

Features 78 suggested arrangements and exercises for the reader to try at home.

Hard cover with black and white photographs throughout.

Edition: 1948.

Condition: Well-loved with great structural integrity. Some staining on front cover and a couple dog-eared pages.

Measures ~7"x9". 125 pages.