IDEA #369: A History of Graphic Design in Japan: 1990-2014

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USD $50.00 postpaid (international shipping included)
Designers:
Shirai Yoshihisa, IDEA
Publisher:
Seibundo Shinkosha
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Idea #369 is devoted to the feature “A History of Graphic Design in Japan: 1990-2014” – a visual chronology of the development of Japanese graphic design over the past decade and a half. This issue is an absolute must for anyone interested in contemporary Japanese graphic design. The issue also contains the history of Japanese ‘zines, as well as an excellent bilingual feature on contemporary Asian graphic designers – this time featuring the work of Korean designer Na Kim (Graphic).

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Contents:
Visual Chronology from 1990 to 2014
Art direction and Illustration: Bunpei Yorifuji
Design: Shinji Hamana

Essay
1: The Relationship between a Computer and Graphic Design since the 90s
Toru Hachiga
2: Shibuya-kei Design
Barbora
3: Learning the Essence of Design
Nobuko Shimuta
4: The Margin of Typography 1990-2015
Toshiaki Koga

Design Awards and Tendencies
JAGDA Award, ADC Award, TDC Award, Mainichi Design Award, Kodansha Book Design Award

[Series 1] All we know about Japanese Zines Vol. 2
ZINES in the 90s―The World Before Google, Part One

Text by Barbora and Momo Nonaka
Design by Keita Mori (Shinichi Sekine’s Working Room)
Photo: Takashi Shima

[Series 2] Age of Inforgraphics Vol.3 
[Diagram and Statistics] Design of Understanding―The Adventure in the 20th Century

Two Experiments; Standardization and Verbalisation
Text and Design by Yasuhito Nagahara

[Series 3] Yellow Pages Vol.3: Na Kim (Seoul)
Text by Tetsuya Goto
Associate Editing by Javin Mo
Design by Sulki and Min

Contribution to Republishing Ayao Yamana “The Experiential History of Design”
Event Report: Morisawa Type Design Competition 2014
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