Graphic Waves

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USD $40.00 postpaid (international SAL shipping included)
Designers:
Toru Kase
Publisher:
Graphic-sha
Categories:
Publications

Amid the development of online distribution and music platforms, the world of music graphics has evolved in a variety of ways, with physical releases such as records and cassettes vibrantly coming back to life.

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Graphic Waves introduces the works of leading designers and independent labels working at the forefront of the music industry. The book visually explores the development of music graphics unique to contemporary times, including designers working closely with labels, labels by designers, and designs by musicians.

Graphic Waves features the work of some of the world’s most fascinating contemporary designers working in music today.

It includes the work of Will Work For Good、Collin Fletcher、John Wiese、Nathaniel Young、Farbod Kokabi、Chris Reeder、John O’Carroll、三宅瑠人、Eric Timothy Carlson、FISK、Bráulio Amado、Robert Beatty、Bobby Houlihan、Com Truise、Latency、ruttens-wille、Music From Memory、Jjfunhouse、Entr’acte、Public Possesion、David Rudnick、GUCCIMAZE、杉山峻輔、Business Casual、and Neoncity Records.

Edited by Kiyonori Muroga, former Editor-in-Chief of IDEA Magazine, Graphic Waves is a visual powerhouse. 232 bilingual pages printed in 4-colors on assorted paper stocks with a delightfully textured paper slipcover and obi. Designed by Toru Kase with an essay in Japanese by Shin Akiyama.

From Acid Graphics to minimalism to chance processes to maximalism, Graphic Waves is a must for any lover of music and design.

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