IDEA #383

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$USD 50.00 postpaid (international SAL shipping included)
Designers:
Sulki & Min, Laboratories
Publisher:
Seibundo Shinkosha
Categories:
Idea + Publications

Idea #383 is an almost fully bilingual English/Japanese issue that examines current design culture across Asia, notably in South Korea, China, Taiwan and Japan. This issue is an amazing resources for people interested in contemporary Asian graphic design—lavishly illustrated with detailed interviews with some of Asia’s leading designers and cultural producers today. The main feature, YELLOW Pages, features amazing editorial design by Seoul design superstars Sulki & Min.

YELLOW PAGES:
Mapping Graphic Design Project in East Asia

Direction by Tetsuya Goto
Cooperation by Milkxhake (Javin Mo, Saki Ho)
Design by Sulki & Min
Translation by Duncan Brotherton
Photo by Gottingham, Akihito Yoshida, Satoshi Aoyagi

YELLOW PAGES is the name of all the projects linked to the original series featured in IDEA. It introduces the practices and philosophy of seven groups of designers by interviewing them in their own cities throughout Asia. The YELLOW PAGES exhibition held at Kyoto’s ddd Gallery this spring focused on three groups (from Seoul, Beijing and Taiwan) and introduced their work in a project based way: the collaborators behind the scenes were also exhibited. This feature brings the series and exhibition back to the magazine, allowing us to revisit and update the current whereabouts of this East Asian graphic design projects.

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YELLOW PAGES: Exhibition Concept and its Background
Text by Tetsuya Goto

Seoul: Na Kim
Art Sonje Center / Yu Myung-sang / The Book Society / Moonsick Gang / Propaganda / Shin Dokho / Index / Top Process / Shin Shin

Converting the Page to the Space
Text by Tatsuya Kuji

Beijing: Xiao Mage & Cheng Zi
China Architecture & Building Press / Shin Akiyama / Book-Architecture / Artron

Object As Subject: Illustrating Graphic Design from Aside
Text by Milkxhake

Taipei: Aaron Nieh
The Big Issue / HIM International Music / O.OO / Weiyang Printing / Shauba Chang / Jingwei Printing / nos:books

CITY TEXT/URE

BLUE PAGES

MINDPARK 2018 REPORT
Text by Idea
Translation: Yui Okuda, Ayano Atsumi

Interview with Elliot Huang
Interview with Taku Satoh

Bound-in Supplement: Wallet × Idea
Edit by Elise By Olsen (Wallet)
Design by Morteza Vaseghi (Wallet), Kazuhiro Yamada (nipponia)
Translation by Momo Nonaka

28th International Biennial of Graphic Design Brno 2018
Direction by OKOLO × Idea
Design by OKOLO
Translation by Manami Yamamoto
Japanese Typesetting: Kazuhiro Yamada (nipponia)

The Biennial according to OKOLO
Text by OKOLO

Atlases: Visualizing the Ecological Conception of the World
Part 6: The Flow Maps of Charles Joseph Minard
Text by Akio Ota

Hiroshi Komiyama and Ming type
Exhibition Report: Metal Characters and Yokohama in the Meiji Era
Text by Ichiro Saga
Design by Toshinobu Nagata

Books that Changed the World: “The Dawn of Science and Technology” of Kanazawa Institute of Technology
Design by Toshinobu Nagata
Essay: Book as a Knowledge Linkage and an Equipment of Idea
Text by Takamitsu Yamamoto

Five Clues to Read the Book: An Introduction to Japanese Typography
Text and Design by Toshinobu Nagata

Exhibition Report: takeo paper show 2018 “precision”
Text by Yasuhito Nagahara
Photo by Shintaro Yamanaka (Qsyum!)

Exhibition Report: “trip to zine”
Text by Soichi Takahashi
Design by Yutaka Sato

Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games Core Graphics

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The JAGDA New Designer Award
News
Book Reviews

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