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Wordshape offers IDEA | アイデア Magazine for sale online. 

With a history spanning more than fifty years, IDEA stands as the leading international graphic design publication in the world, mixing graphic design history, criticism, and showcases of design work in a mix of English and Japanese. Notoriously difficult to obtain in the United States reliably, our partnership with IDEA offers graphic designers and design readers in the US and globally the ability to purchase IDEA at notably low cost.

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IDEA #384

Idea + Publications

$USD 50.00 postpaid (international SAL shipping included)

IDEA #384 is a look at the idiosyncratic practice of Yui Takada and Allright Graphics, one of Japan’s most vibrant contemporary graphic design studios.

Glot

Sale! USD $50.00 (instant download) for all 10 weights!

Glot is a ten-member flared terminal sans serif family of typefaces based on a mix of proportions of Roman square capitals and hyper-readable sans serifs.

IDEA #383

Idea + Publications

$USD 50.00 postpaid (international SAL shipping included)

IDEA #383 is a guide to current design culture across Asia, notably in South Korea, China, Taiwan and Japan in both English and Japanese.

Kirimomi Display

Sale! USD $50.00 for all 6 weights (instant download)

Kirimomi Display is a six-member family of typefaces for text typesetting and design for screens.

IDEA Sketchbook set

Idea + Publications

USD $37.00 postpaid (international SAL shipping included)

A two-sketchbook set that replicates IDEA magazine’s contemporary and vintage format.

Slanted 31: Tokyo

Idea + Publications

USD $25.00 postpaid (international SAL shipping included)

Slanted Magazine’s latest issue is devoted to graphic design in Tokyo.

Bauhaus Yin Yang enamel pin

Misc. + Publications

USD $7.00 postpaid (International SAL shipping included)

The hottest summer accessory: the Bauhaus Yin Yang enamel pin!

IDEA #382

Idea + Publications

USD $50.00 postpaid (international SAL shipping included)

Idea #382 is a fully bilingual English/Japanese issue that explores the recent Tokyo exhibition “Fragments of Graphism: An Alternative History of Graphic Design in Japan”.

Kimbo

Fonts + Idea + Publications

USD $20 (instant download)

Kimbo is a plug-in for Adobe Illustrator that adds 13 new tools in 2 tool groups to Illustrator’s tool palette. These tools permit the creation of artwork that would otherwise be difficult or time-consuming to create.