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Idea #365 focuses on the contemporary revival of 1980s-style illustration in Japan in all it’s pop, lush, and sexy glory. Also featured are the first of a series of articles by Tetsuya Goto on contemporary Asian designers designed by Sulki and Min, Japanese 3D typography, as well as a feature on Otl Aicher’s collaborator and contemporary Rolf Müller.
From the 80s to the 80s: Contemporary revival of the 80s illustration in Japan.
Yoshitake Yamane (MEMO)
“Thoughts on recent development of the 80s revival”
Text by barbora
Solid Letters: Work of Minami Arai, Daijiro Ohara and Hiroyasu Miyazaki
Text and design by Toshinobu Nagata
Waypost: towards a topographic mind Vol.3
Text and design by John Warwicker (tomato)
Japanese Typoraphy by Yoshihisa Shirai and George Sugishita
Age of Infographics Vol.1 “Development of Route maps”
Text and design by Yasuhito Nagarhara
Yellow Pages Vol.1: Javin Mo (Hong Kong)
Text and planning by Tetsuya Goto (OOO Projects)
Design by Sulki and Min
Rolf Müller: Storyteller, System designer, Mark maker
Text and design by Jens Müller
Vol.1 “Tim Satomi: Embroidery, Poembroidery & Embroidered Design”
Planning and design by heiQuiti Harata, editing by Kiyonori Muroga
Essay: Yoshifumi Takeda,“Fetishism, Another World, Beyond Art”