— I want them to feel free. As humans (or organisms) we try to determine meaning from visual information. From things like texture and silhouette, we find an answer by searching for similarities within the data of our past experience. For example, we see a kettle used in a tea ceremony – Japanese people associate it with the image of a teahouse and the fragrance of tea, and know it is a tool used to boil water. But if a foreigner who doesn't know the tea ceremony sees it, they won't understand that it's a kettle.
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