In an age of Photoshopping and image filters, there’s something refreshing about celebrating, instead of concealing, our flaws. That goes for embracing the signs of age homes bear over time, too. In our book, that’s evidence of a well-loved and lived-in space. While it may sound like a new phenomenon, this way of living — or wabi-sabi as it’s known — has been part of Japanese culture for centuries. Wabi embodies living simply, while sabi refers to the beauty in aging authentically. Feeling inspired, we decided to explore old and new techniques for embracing imperfection in the home.