Resources for Supplies

Soko Hardware – 1698 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94119
Nikaku Japanese Arts – 615 North 6th Street, San Jose, CA 95112
Kogura Company – 231 Jackson Street, San Jose, CA 95112
San Francisco Flower Mart – 640 Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA 94107
Greenhill’s Art in East Bay, (678) 213-2331, email: greenhillsart@hotmail.com, Specialist for repair/polish of ikebana scissors

Ikebana Organizations

Ikebana International – San Francisco Bay Area Chapter
Ikebana International Headquarters – Tokyo, Japan
Sogetsu Headquarters – Tokyo, Japan
Sogetsu Soho Study Group

Reference Articles

The aesthetic of Wabi-sabi

Reference Books

“The Art of Ikebana,” Hiroshi Teshigahara, Shufunotomo Co., Ltd., Tokyo
“Space and Color In Japanese Flower Arrangement,” Kasumi Teshigahara, Kodansha Internat’l Ltd, Tokyo and USA
“The Poetry of Ikebana,” Noriko Ohno, Kodansha Internat’l Ltd, Tokyo and NY
“The History of Ikebana,” Kudo Masanobu, Shufunotomo Co., Ltd., Tokyo
“The Art of Arranging Flowers: A Complete Guide to Japanese Ikebana,” Shozo Sato, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., NY
“Japanese Flower Arrangement: Classical and Modern,” Norman J. Sparnon, Charles E. Tuttle Co., Tokyo
Flower Arrangement: The Ikebana Way,” Minobu Ohi, Senei Ikenobo, Houn Ohara and Sofu Teshigahara, Madison Square Press, Grosset & Dunlap, NY

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