USD $40.00 postpaid (international shipping included)
We are so happy to feature the very first issue of Pudding, a new bilingual English/Korean design and music journal!
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Wordshape offers IDEA | アイデア Magazine for sale online.
With a history spanning more than fifty years, IDEA stands as the leading international graphic design publication in the world, mixing graphic design history, criticism, and showcases of design work in a mix of English and Japanese. Notoriously difficult to obtain in the United States reliably, our partnership with IDEA offers graphic designers and design readers in the US and globally the ability to purchase IDEA at notably low cost.
USD $30.00 postpaid (international shipping included)
“Why is the salaryman carrying a surfboard?” is a Japanese and English bilingual book by Ray Masaki about the history and context of institutional white supremacy and Westernization in the Japanese design industry.
USD $55.00 postpaid (international shipping included)
The latest issue of IDEA is devoted to different aspects of design education globally.
USD $27.00 postpaid (International shipping included)
The Impossibility of Silence is a 200+ page paperback for creative folks interested in approaching writing about their vocation and culture.
USD $35.00 postpaid (international shipping included)
Moji no Mihon is the ultimate guide to identifying Japanese fonts in the digital age! This 280-page softcover book includes specimens of key characters of hundreds of Japanese fonts so that you can identify type on the fly!