I have every book by Axel Veroordt – he is my Interior design Guru – but the one I turn to most often is Wabi Inspirations for my own interiors inspirations so I’m sharing his instagram feed @axelveroordt
Here is what he has to say about Wabi ………very high minded ….. but hey.
” For Wabi in itself is timeless – without past, present, or future .
And through its wisdom it creates a heightened consciousness of space, emptiness and silence.
Above all this journey has led me to a heightened consciousness of space, emptiness and silence.
Above all this journey has led me to a heightened sense of freedom.
For the most profound thing I have learned is the eternity exists in each and every moment.
This has underlined for me the importance of living in the moment.
To make the most of every minute on the earth.
And to value the transience of everything in the world.
A key aspect of Wabi is the effect a well-designed space has on the psychological wellbeing of the occupant.
Modern living spaces are so often defined by fashion and commercial marketing strategies.
But Wabi is not a style, a fashion or a design trend.
Neither is it an idea that is likely to be imitated or replicated on a large scale.
For Wabi is neither formulaic nor can it be prescribed
For it avoids showy objects and conspicuous displays of wealth.
The defining factor that sets Wabi apart is its purity and simplicity.
It is free from eclectic clutter and distractions that prevent us from finding inner peace.
As such it is tranquil, calm and reassuring – completely centered.
For this stillness is based on ancient wisdom.”
Now I’m not saying I have achieved the heightened state of Wabi in my own home …. but it is the state I aspire to ……………. as we age together.
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