Eventually design and technique must meld. To be successful, both must be concealed: the ideal bonsai is essentially natural. If you cover the pot, it should appear to be no different from a tree growing in a park or valley, on a mountain or coastline .

We can start to explore principals of design more thoroughly.The computer can become a useful aid for visualising the future.
Individual species, elements and responses to queries can be ideally studied through separate articles that address them specifically. In time, we hope to add to them with contributions from bonsai enthusiasts from India and from around the world…

Natural design is best learnt from nature, but there can be no slavish copying — the constraints of limited space have to be respected.
Technique becomes a handmaiden of design…the vehicle for realization of a natural impression in an economy of dimensions.