I am now convinced that... a magical link exists between man and bamboo.
Whether he is a gardner, a craftsman, a painter, a poet, a philosopher or all of these things, the sight, touch, shade and rustling of bamboo calms, inspires and enriches him.
Certain civilizations have known it for thousands of years. In our western countries, we are just beginning to discover [this] now...
Founder, La Bambouserie