Miniature Trees


During the Age of Wonder, elaborate dioramas were popular. In the Era of Oriental Influence, a simplified form of diorama emerged, constructed around a single tree. These are not literal trees, but arrangements of organic material that capture the sweep, rough aesthetic, and spirit of a tree.

Curved Trunk


Flying Root

Curved trunk style - a venerable, stately tree under which philosophers may gather.

Clinging-to-rock style - a windswept tree hanging on to a precipitous cliff.

Flying root style - a contemplative canopy for a hermit's shelter.