Raised in the tumult of Japan’s industrial powerhouse, the 11 men and women profiled in A Different Kind of Luxury have all made the transition to sustainable, fulfilling lives. Based on Andy Couturier's popular articles in The Japan Times, this lushly designed volume has a wealth of stories about real people who have created an abundance of time for contemplation, connecting with the natural world, and contributing to their communities. In their success is a lesson for us all: live a life that matters. Read an excerpt of the book here or here. Read a review of the book here, here, or here.

Thursday, September 1, 2011

The people, their art, the land, the way of life: a slideshow

The photos are beautiful, but their words, their way of thinking, and their choices in life are so much more. You can order the book here.  

1 comment:

  1. Great video! This just made me smile after a week here in North Carolina dealing with the hurricane. Nice reminder of these wonderful people!