IDEA #364

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  • Designers: Idea, Yoshihisa Shirai
  • Publisher: Seibundo Shinkosha
  • Categories: Idea + Publications

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Idea #364 focuses on the historic work of legendary Japanese graphic designers Etsushi Kiyohara and Katsué Kitasono. A must for those interested in Japanese graphic design history around the turn of the century and botht he pre- and post-War periods.

Contents:
Fundamentals of KIYOHARA Etsushi
Design: Yoshihisa Shirai
Photo: Yoshihiro Yamada
Text: Jun-ichiro Khori

Shichosha
Little presses
Book designs
Denki Kagaku Kogyo
Dai-Nippon Printing
Chalenders
Mark, symbol and logotype
Early Works
Design of Subtraction
Experiment in typography
VOU
Plastic Poems

Text by Mitsuo Katsui, Kohei Sugiura, Takao Sugawara, Fumiyo Oizumi, Takaaki Bando, Taro Yamamoto
Discussion: Hideo Machida, Takaaki Bando, Yoshihisa Shirai
Chronological record by Osamu Kiyohara

Poésie et désign de KITASONO katué
Kitasono Katué as apoet
Discussion: Kitasono Katué, Seigo Matsuoka & Kohei Sugiura
Kitasono and poetry journals in the pre-war period
Text by Jin Kato
Kitasono as a designer
Discussion: Nobuhiro Yamaguchi and Hitoshi Kanazawa
Text by Hitoshi Kanazawa

On shapes of kana: Proportional Kana Font “Kozei”
Text: Toshinobu Nagata 
Design: Kazuhiro Yamada

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