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Big World

COLORS JAPONICA: JOURNEY THROUGH TIMELESS NATURE

08/15/2016,

We have spoken previously about Japanese literature , architecture and children illustration. Today we return to Japan, a fascinating country, to discover  Colors Japonica. I hope you join me in this subtle and exquisite travel thanks to Aoiro Airdesign in which we will learn more about the unique Japanese aesthetics, the philosophy of the Japanese […]

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Inspiration

BUDDHIST TALES: STORIES FROM INDIA, JAPAN, CHINA AND TIBET

06/17/2016,

Thank you for your nice comments about The Mountains of Tibet. Today I am pleased to suggest you another book that will inspire everyone who is interested in Buddhist ideas and satisfy anyone who loves a good story: Buddhist Tales.     The whole family can explore the wisdom and compassion of Buddhist teaching through […]

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Big World

TRAVEL & LITERATURE: JAPAN

06/05/2016,

“REAL LITERATURE, LIKE TRAVEL, IS ALWAYS A SURPRISE” – Alison Lurie. I hope this will be the first of many posts about Japanese literature. Today I would like to recommend you 6 books by Japanese authors or about Japan, that I have enjoyed reading lately and that are a great approach to the culture and […]

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Inspiration

JAPANESE ILLUSTRATOR SHINSUKE YOSHITAKE

05/15/2016,

I believe that we can use books as tools for helping children learn about the world. Rather than just focusing on teaching children to read, perhaps we should use literature and books to foster their understanding about the world. Today I would like to suggest you to discover Japan with your kids through 2 great […]

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Big World, Travel

TRAVEL & PHOTOGRAPHY: RED COLLECTION BY TOMMY SALAS

04/19/2016,

“It is an illusion that photos are made with the camera… they are made with the eye, heart and head.”  – Henri Cartier-Bresson   World Kids is thrilled to present today the extraordinary work of photographer Tommy Salas and one of his latest works: the Red Collection. It is not easy to talk about someone you […]

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Big World

2016: YEAR OF THE RED MONKEY

01/09/2016,

According to the Chinese zodiac, 2016 is the year of the Monkey (Fire red Monkey) starting from February 8th 2016 and lasting to 27th January 2017. A colleague has posted me this beautiful postcard from Japan. It has been a lovely surprise, because I have not received a postcard in ages and also because Japan […]

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Education

EDUCATION & ARCHITECTURE IN JAPAN: HAKUSUI NURSERY SCHOOL

09/16/2015,

Today at World Kids we are featuring this original nursery school in Sakura, Chiba (Japan), designed by Yamazaki Kentaro Design Workshop. Seiyu-Kai, a local social welfare firm specializing in elderly care facilities, approached Yamazaki Kentaro Design Workshop for the design of this new nursery that should accomodate 60 pupils. The overarching concept for this plan […]

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