Content : “When you are in Japan, despite all the people around you, you never feel pushed or oppressed. This is because each individual protects an intimacy bubble and take care of not entering others’, physically or with noises or smells…” Barbara Luel loves Japan. This is where she finds inspiration to turn on her watercolourist’s palette. Working as an heritage architect, all the small details are important to her: the secret of a hidden garden, the drying laundry, the bamboo blinds, etc. “A pleasure to draw and to look at”.