Sogetsu and Akane Teshigahara


Message from Akane Teshigahara

Every day is relentlessly hot. How are you doing these days?
When I was little, air conditioning was not wide spread
like it is today, 
but various ways to get cool were around us: water sprinkling, wind chimes, mosquito nets, spot gardens, ghost stories…
Ikebana is also one of the elements that make us feel cool.
Letting a glass container or water play a main role or 
using flowers in cool colors, such as blue, purple and white.
By arranging ikebana which brings a fresh breeze around us, perhaps we can enjoy some cool touch for a while?


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