Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter.
In Kyoto we can feel the perpetual rhythm of the seasons.
The transition from one to the next
to contemplate the unique characteristics of the landscape.
From the natural wisdom of Japan
Humans decode the power of natural phenomena.
Iki 「粋」is a specific way of conveying the meaning
of that which is essentially stylish in the Japanese spirit.
Wa「和」is a universal harmony with nature and surroundings .
「Japanese Iki」and the「Spirit of Wa」
Learn from the past , seize the present, and connect the future ;
Join us in our obligation.
The town of Edo where there were so many fires that it is said that "fights and fires are the flowers of Edo."
The first person to rush to the fire place was, as the name suggests, "Those who put out the fire 'fire out'.
Bravely jump into the fire, see the appearance of the fire extinguishers to put out the appearance dashingly if you fulfill the fire control,
The towns people felt the "stylishness" itself to them with the look of the yearning.