Wabi-sabi à l'usage des artistes, designers, poètes & philosophes de Leonard Koren
Wabi-sabi can be called a "comprehensive" aesthetic system. Its world view, or universe, is self-referential. It provides an integrated approach to the ultimate nature of existence (metaphysics), sacred knowledge (spirituality), emotional state-being (state of mind), behavior (morality), and the look and feel of things (materiality). The most systematic and clearly defined the components of an aesthetic system are - the more conceptual handles, the more ways it refers back to fundamentals - the more useful it is.