A suiseki, or viewing stone, often seems to resemble a mountain range in miniature. Its similarity to a rocky cliff or a distant mountain view is amazing.
A real Washitsu
Designing and building Japanese interiors and furniture is not an easy task.
Indulge yourself in the world of bonsai
The Trophy is back: Europe’s largest bonsai event made a smashing re-entry after Covid
Pop or rock?
Pop star Shintaro Akiyama jumps into the deep when creating a rock planting in cooperation with Kunio Kobayashi and Osamu Fukudate of Shunkaen
Cast in bronze
Saad Khayar's naturalistic and detailed tenpai
World Bonsai Convention
Gallery WBC 2017 Saitama, Japan
Keep it natural
The bonsai passion of Valter Giuliano Hidden in the Piëdmont mountains of Italy, you can find a small bonsai paradise. It’s the work of Valter Giuliano, who likes to keep things natural What is your…...
A ‘small’ show with large impact The II UBE Bonsai Exhibition was held at the famous venue of the Royal Site of Aranjuez, near Madrid, on 24 to 26 January last and it was officially […]
My mistakes are torched
The bonsai tables of Doug Mudd ‘The table should reflect the age of the bonsai,’ says perfectionist Doug who works on wood with the knowhow to create the best results. How did it all start?…...
With almost two branches only, Mauro Stembergercreates one of his best pines Mauro Stemberger’s very full agenda allowed just a tiny opening to work on one of his favourite trees, so he teamed up with…...
Spring is the time that many bonsai shows arrive on the scene. Here are some tips to get your trees prepared. With guidance of Hiroki Miura, Japanese popstar, Ayaka Yamamoto, learns how to prepare a…...
On the tatami
Bonsai exhibited in traditional Japanese rooms surrounded by mountains and forests puts bonsai in the right perspective. The 10th Genkoukai exhibition is a small-scale show that renders one humble and serene. The Genkoukai is a…...
Diepenbeek, Belgium, the first weekend in November 2019, the triannual show of the Eda Uchi Kai bonsai club initiated by Jean Paul Polmans. Thanks to Mario Komsta who arranged the exceptional displays and high quality […]
A consistent club
The ‘Midden Nederland‘ Bonsai Association annual show in Leersum NL. They are one of the most active societies in Holland, the show is always a guarantee for high quality bonsai. Fine displays with shohin and […]
The home of display
The essence of bonsai display Through the gate one enters into another world of bonsai Display in a traditional setting, the esoteric mysteries of Japanese beauty. Throughout the world the word ‘Bonsai’ is used and…...
Yama no seishin – The beauty of cherry bonsai
One can find great strength in the depths of winter from the dignified beauty of the white flowers and luxurious fragrance. The beauty of Prunus bonsai is imbued with a sense of wabi. In Japan,…...