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Idea #354 is a deluxe edition that highlights the history of early Japanese Modern book design. For designers interested in the history of Japanese Graphic Design, this issue is ESSENTIAL. Richly illustrated with heaps of photos of Japanese book design, it will stand as a landmark in any graphic design book collection, as well as being a go-to resource.
Special Feature: Alternative History of Publishing in Japan 1923 -1945
Miyatake Gaikotsu, Ito Chikusui, Sakamoto Atsushi, Umehara Hokumei, Takeuchi Michinosuke, Kitahara Tetsuo, Hasegawa Minokichi, Haruyama Yukio, Hirai Ko, Iwasa Toichiro, Tamaru Takuro, Fukuhara Shinzo, Okamura Yushi, Uemura Masuro, Yanagi Muneyoshi, Jugaku Bunsho, Nishikawa Mitsuru, Yamazaki Akira, Egawa Masayuki, Kusano Sadayuki, Noda Seizo, Yamamoto Takeo, Kojiro Tanesuke, Saito Shozo, Iwamoto Wasaburo, Hirose Chika, Izawa Jiro, Aki Shunosuke, Hirai Hiroshi, Shimo Taro, Moriya Hitoshi
Text: Khori Junichiro, Tobirano Rabbito, Takahashi Nobuyuki, Muroga Kiyonori, Shirai Yoshihisa
20th Century Editorial Odyssey
Vol. 6 Book Labyrinth of Yoshihiro Yonezawa
Text: Yuichi Akata & Barbora
Idea’s continuing series exploring the independent press globally reaches it’s sixth installment, focusing on the work of Yoshihiro Yonezawa
Emil Ruder: Fundamentals
Design by Helmut Schmid
A rare essay about fundamental theories of graphic design by Swiss design legend Emil Ruder.
Margins of Design
Vol. 4 Naoki Sato
Interview & Design by Yuma Harada, Text by Tomomi Tada, Photo by Yoshiro Masuda