Japanese Graphics

Japanese Graphics

Published by Sendpoints
500 pages, Hardcover
8 3/4" X 11 1/4"
ISBN: 978-9-88775-721-4


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Japanese graphic design enjoys a unique reputation in the design world, with a distinct aesthetic that makes it instantly recognizable to experts and amateur designers alike. This book explores this unmistakable discipline from all angles, from historical and cultural backgrounds of the form to contemporary work. It features interviews with contemporary designers, discussions on cultural influences such as yamato-e, ukiyo-e, and manga, historical information on the movement’s development, and numerous examples of exceptional projects by Japanese designers organized in four categories: logos, posters and books, branding, and packaging. Articles by graphic designers like Masaaki Hiromura, Daigo Daikoku, Eriko Kawakami and more round out the contents, making Japanese Graphics a comprehensive guide to this fascinating field of design.