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Haikus

Pulling from a rich Japanese tradition, TLmag publishes daily haikus as inspiration. Written by an ever-expanding network of famous to up-and-coming designers, architects, artists, food revolutionaries, craft innovators; contributing journalists, editors, art directors and curators; readers and visitors like you, these poems respond to current events, fairs, trends, concepts and holistic focuses. “A haiku a day keeps the mental doctor away!”

Posted on our site, TLmag Haikus follow through on our social media: Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The general rule is that haikus run on three lines and express one fluid thought: the first lines is 5 syllables, the second line is 7 syllables, the third line is 5 syllables. Please send haiku submissions to [email protected].

Haiku #89

By Lise Coirier

Summer On The Sea
Watching The Rocks And Water
Sand And Shining Sun

Haiku #88

By Lise Coirier

Days Before Summer

Visible Spectrum Of Rays

Spring Sun Shining On

Haiku #87

By Adrian Madlener

Occupied Terrain

Porous Experiences

Habitual Flex

Haiku #86

By Adrian Madlener

Delicately Stained

Voluptuous Silhouettes

Maximal Expanse

Haiku #83

By Adrian Madlener

Contained Organisms
Palatable Monoliths
Sugary Earthtones

Haiku #82

By Adrian Madlener

Primal Formation
Contributory Tincture
Solid Illusion

Haiku #81

By Adrian Madlener

Coloured Geometrics

Totemic Dramaturgy

Sultry Atmosphere

Haiku #80

By Adrian Madlener

Chromatic Coming
Graphical Germination
Teeming Temptations

Haiku #79

By Adrian Madlener

Timely Triggers

Harmonizable Haptics

Curatorial Clicks

Haiku #78

By Adrian Madlener

Celestial Compounds

Palpable Postulations

Inherited Images

Haiku #77

By Adrian Madlener

Layered Lines Linger
Conductive Contemplation
Harmonious Hues

Haiku #76

By Adrian Madlener

Refracted Vibrations

Shimmering Archeology

Mineral Texture

Haiku #75

By Adrian Madlener

Pondering Poetics
Personal Postulations
Powerful Platforms

Haiku #74

By Adrian Madlener

Implicit Knowledge
Universal Interchange
Essential Practice

Haiku #73

By Adrian Madlener

Refractile Glint
Kaleidoscopic Refrain
Vital Silhouettes

Haiku #72

By Adrian Madlener

Crafted Technologies

Future-Proof Sufficiency

Intuitive Processes

Haiku #71

By Adrian Madlener

Opening Season

Revitalized Perspectives

Sublime Selection

Haiku #70

By Adrian Madlener

Expressed Elegance

Sensory Scenography

Tacit Textiles

Haiku #69

By Adrian Madlener

Novum

Ann0

Felix

Haiku #68

By Adrian Madlener

Plummeted Pyramids

Mastered Management

Contemplated Crafts

Haiku #67

By Adrian Madlener

Warming Wholeness

Furious Festivities

Humid Hedonism

Haiku #66

By Adrian Madlener

Ghostly Granulates

Primordial Proficiency

Sterling Simulacre

Haiku #65

By Adrian Madlener

Performative Pitch
Characteristic Classics
Symbolic Syphers

Haiku #64

By Adrian Madlener

Sobering Simmer

Transgressive Temperature

Able Artistry

Haiku #63

By Adrian Madlener

Complicit Creation
Anachronistic Agents
Bending Boundaries

Haiku #62

By Adrian Madlener

Creative Collective

Rebellious Resilience

Unity Unfolds

Haiku #61

By Adrian Madlener

Matter Mimicry
Aesthetic Allocation
Formal Flattery

Haiku #60

By Adrian Madlener

Modern Mastery

Manipulated Movements

Modeled Monuments

Haiku #59

By Adrian Madlener

Extended Reflections

Iridescent Camouflage

Noble Exteriors

Haiku #58

By Adrian Madlener

Current Condition

Historical Impetus

Design Activism

Haiku #57

By Lise Coirier

Choreographic

Movement of Visionaries

Our Future Explored

Haiku #56

By Adrian Madlener

Sun Briskly Blows Breeze

Presentation Venues Buzz

Culture Stratifies

Haiku #55

By Adrian Madlener

Animistic Form

Tactical Integument

Sublime Artifacts

Haiku #54

By Adrian Madlener

Formalized Fictions
Metaphoric Materials
Rolling References

Haiku #53

By Adrian Madlener

Seasons In Transit

Awakened Fixations

Buzzed Murmurs Rise

Haiku #52

By Adrian Madlener

Sweltering Summer
Wistful Waters Wake Wonder
Boundless Beaches Bluster

Haiku #51

By Adrian Madlener

Truthful Sensation

Temporal and Physical

Echoed Vestiges

Haiku #50

Product Library
Current Connectivity
Continued Advance

Haiku #49

By Lise Coirier

Steel Sculptural Forms
Architecture in the Move
Tonic Architects

Haiku #48

By Lise Coirier

Swiss Mountains and Picks
Iconic Helvetica
In New York City

Haiku #47

By Lise Coirier

The Curator’s Voice
Reveals A Tight Selection
Showtime For Art & Design

Haiku #46

By Adrian Madlener

Texture Textiles

Speculating Spun Spectrums

Motivate Motifs

Haiku #45

By Adrian Madlener

Visceral Shapes

Clear Symbols Projecting Meaning

Didactic Colours

Haiku #44

By Adrian Madlener

Late Dusk Horizons
Balanced Forms Open Structures
Soft Pastel Gradients

Haiku #43

By Adrian Madlener

Opened and Observed

Finds Form Functional Figures

Concept Collections

Haiku #42

By Adrian Madlener

Fruits Fend and Feed Friends

Platformed Plates Profess Progress

Tabled Teams Test Timed Texts

Haiku #41

By Adrian Madlener

Possible Futures

Pioneers Foster Fluid Frontiers

Postulated Function

Haiku #40

By Adrian Madlener

Cerebral Predictions

Satisfaction in Process

Present Vacuums

Haiku #39

By Lise Coirier
Springtime in New York
All the Parks are in Blossom
Art and Design Swing

Haiku #38

By Adrian Madlener

Clear Glass Made Lucid

Luminous Resin Like Crystal

Upcycled Plasticine

Haiku #37

By Adrian Madlener

Copper Toned Leather 

Haptic Surfaces Reconstructed

Wooden Geometries

Haiku #36

By Adrian Madlener

Bundled Benches Breathe Bentwood
Evergreen Economes
Colours Cool Contours

Haiku #35

By Adrian Madlener

Muted Spectrums Refract

Grounding Poised Rationales

Graduated Composure

Haiku #34

By Adrian Madlener

Future Perspectives 

New Materials and Functions

Wary Resilience

Haiku #33

By Adrian Madlener

Solid Statements

Objects Uttering Progress

Valid Mechanisms

Haiku #32

By Adrian Madlener

Local Springs Soften

Rebounded Florals Fawned

Rise Elongates

Haiku #30

By Lise Coirier
Urushi Lacquer

Asian Crafts Fully Alive

New Multilayers

Haiku #29

By Adrian Madlener

Organic Structures

Modular Patterns Mounted

Brief Monuments Stack

Haiku #27

By Adrian Madlener

Gold Spills Through Casting
Motives Challenge Form
Artefacts Freeze Framed

Haiku #26

By Adrian Madlener

Bounding Spring Trees Bud

Light Persist Natural Form

Brisk Breathing Blusters

Haiku #25

By Lise Coirier
A Year of Full Change

Living of Art and Design

Tomorrow is Now

Haiku #24

By Lise Coirier
Stockholm without Snow
Fireflies fly above us
In the Nordic Light

Haiku #23

By Lise Coirier

Stockholm Design Week
Archipelago of Light
Nordic Islands Now

Haiku #22

By Lise Coirier

Snow on the Water
Stockholm’s on our Calendar
Nordic Novelties

Haiku #21

By Lise Coirier
Showtime in Cologne
New Design Discoveries
Map the Ideal House

Haiku #20

By Adrian Madlener

Full White Coverage
Urban Articulation
Exalted Backdrops

Haiku #19

By Lise Coirier
Map the Ideal House
Looking Through the Glass Curtains
Das Haus in Cologne

Haiku #18

By Lise Coirier
Search serenity
Humanity suddenly emerges
Under the rose quartz

Haiku #17

By Adrian Madlener

Melting Bronze Shifts Place

Sprawling Surfaces Abide

Drips Drying Mid Flight

Haiku #16

By Adrian Madlener

Blues, Greys and Pastels

Transparent Surfaces Abide

Cross Panels Construct

Haiku #15

By Adrian Madlener

Haikus Are Easy

But Sometimes They Don’t Make Sense

Refrigerator

Haiku #14

By C. P. Iosifidis

Pines Over Water
The House Harbouring our Love
Had Wooden Ceilings

Haiku #13

By C. P. Iosifidis

Yesterday’s Full Moon
Brought Shadows in our Garden
Silver Olive Trees

Haiku #12

By TLmag

Haiku #10

By Adrian Madlener

Concepts Count Contempt

Convex Conversing Concave

Curves Condemn Curls

Haiku #9

By Adrian Madlener

Gleaming Glazed Glass

Gut Greatness Growing Gluttons

Glooming Glossaries

Haiku #8

By Adrian Madlener

Social Services

Voluminous Vienna Veins

Standing Solutions

Haiku #7

By TLmag
Downtown Hype
Temptations Galore
Mostly Unnecessary

Haiku #6

By TLmag
Tree-Lined Avenues
Bourgainvillea Clusters
Traffic Jam Companions

Haiku #5

By Adrian Madlener

Monetise Monkeys 

Working Wafts Wallowing Wefts

Multitask Mondays

Haiku #4

By Adrian Madlener

Fall Fairs Approach

Inspiration Hits The Landscape

Visitors Creators

Haiku #3

By Adrian Madlener

September Centres

London Threads And Trends Design

Markets Taking Heed

Haiku #2

By Adrian Madlener

Memphis Ebbs And Flows

Mid-Century-Modern Wood Goods

Paris Openings