A long, long isolated life 120 million on a tiny elongated in a sea of the archipelago, earthquakes jarred five times a day, Japan has made such unusual. Where, except in Japan, you’ll find asymmetrical rock garden, an amazing combination of colors woven into ikebana, origami, Japanese tea ceremony? Where small steps you will approach a geisha and gently provorkuet something you never quite did not understand, even after learning the language? Where did you hear the furious banging their heads facing the 150-kilogram sumo wrestlers?
Why is it so easy to capture the primitive, but a strange Japanese painting? No, we do not you understand the psychology and mindset of the people who can remember 2000 characters. It just seems that Japan is in the XXI century has become an open country. There can be flown in a while to live, but never get to the strictly private and it is still more interesting and mysterious world. The more interesting to have around the house piece that has to do with this country – interior clock Mado , whose name in Japanese means “window”.
MADO and Japanese Culture
Japanese culture for many centuries, developed in strict isolation.
Existence of islands in the ocean and the people living on them, threatening hundreds of annual cyclones, more than 1,500 of the weak and quite appreciable earthquakes are often accompanied by a tsunami.
Each of the 120 million Japanese knows that may die at any moment, and the awareness of imminent death imposed on the mentality of a local resident, the most striking impression.
Maybe that’s why the Japanese since ancient times grasped the art of using minimal space with maximum efficiency and effect, and be able to appreciate and enjoy every moment of life and manifestation. The rich traditional culture of Japan, just opened a little world, but has already had a strong influence on the development of European painting, theater, literature and the whole culture in general. It touched on all aspects of life of Europeans and interest in Japanese culture is increasing day by day.
Living in modern Japanese cities, spinning at a furious pace, trying to protect themselves at home from the bustle of the outside world and seek perfection in their soul, try to dive as often as possible in a state of peace and limitless space. Maybe from this, they manage to live longer than any on Earth? Average life expectancy in the islands – 89,2 years.
Pragmatic Europeans and Americans are struggling to keep from Oriental sages and increasingly draw up their homes in the Japanese style: lots of space, air and light. Hours MADO – a piece of Japanese interior and mentality, is a window on Japan’s attitude, understanding of the human being, attitudes, traditions and most importantly – the ability to “see the formless form, hear the voice of the silent.”
The Japanese say there is no beauty in itself, it has every thing. The world was originally beautiful and beauty – is the inner essence of each thing. It is only necessary to understand this point. Everyone can understand it, but pass it and share it with others by force can only talent and skill of the artist.
According to Shinto concepts, all in the world is inspired, in every phenomenon of nature has its own deity (kami) – in trees, in water, in the mountains. There it is in the works of art and craft items. So, animated and each model MADO. No wonder, each of them, like a man, there is a proper name. All watches MADO cause ecstatic reverent attitude. In addition, each model carries a certain meaning. Japanese poets communicate their thoughts, by resorting to allegory, a metaphor that gave the imagination. Hours MADO in this sense, much like a traditional Japanese poetry – the tank a haiku or haiku.
Both simple and mysterious clock MADO give the interior of any home Japanese flavor. Furnished our own house, each relying on their own ideas about comfort and convenience. But one desire is all one – it should be beautiful and practical! Beautiful original features and MADO help achieve this goal.
Wall Japanese watches MADO appeared in Russia this year. MADO – it’s not just a clock, and a work of art, combining old traditions with modern trends in Japanese fashion. MADO – a fresh look at familiar things.
Modern Japanese designer Shanes Chiu tried to breathe in the hours MADO life, make them beautiful and beauty of the Japanese – a harmony of mind and feelings, harmony with nature.