is all about Ikebana — the art of Japanese flower arrangement. Ikebana originated with Ikenobo, beginning in Kyoto, Japan, as a Buddhist floral offering. With a history of over 500 years the history of Ikenobo indeed encompasses the history of ikebana. 

Margaret Lee is a book designer and is an assistant professor of Ikenobo. She lived in Japan for 8 years and was deeply influenced by the Japanese culture. She was a longtime member of the Ikenobo Vancouver Chapter and is now a member of the Ikenobo Toronto Chapter. Margaret Lee is also the past president of Ikebana International Montreal Chapter.

With the help of Bruno, an Ikebana critic, a computer engineer, a photographer and a great husband; they bring forward to you this website (more photos about Ikebana are also presented on

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