Leonard Koren was trained as an artist and architect. He is the founder and publisher of WET: The Magazine of Gourmet Bathing. Subsequently he began writing, designing—and later also publishing—books about design and aesthetic-related subjects. Among Koren’s books are Wabi-Sabi: for Artists, Designers, Poets & Philosophers, Which “Aesthetics” Do You Mean: Ten Definitions, and over a dozen other titles.