Slanted 31: Tokyo

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USD $80.00 postpaid (international SAL shipping included)
Designers:
Lars Harmsen, Julia Kahl
Publisher:
Slanted
Categories:
Idea + Publications

Issue #31 of Slanted, one of the most popular international graphic design magazines today, is devoted to Tokyo. Ian Lynam and Renna Okubo edited and curated this issue alongside Slanted Publishers founder Lars Harmsen.

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This issue of Slanted features a mix of established and emerging designers, writers, illustrators, type designers and folks active in creating vibrant culture across the greater Tokyo region.

Slanted #31 shows both the breadth of design culture in Tokyo as much as how international our fair city has become over the past decade-plus.

Slanted #31 features interviews and photo shoots with heavy hitting veteran designs like Taku Satoh, Nobuo Nakagaki, HeiQuiti Harata, Yoshihisa Shirai, Shin Akiyama, Yukimasa Matsuda and Tatsuya Akiyama, mid-career designers like Daijiro Ohara, Hideki Owa, Yosuke Yamaguchi, and emerging designers like Hideji Terada.

Illustrations, interviews, and essays complement the issue thematically. Slanted #31 comes with contributions by AQ, Bunny Bissoux, Digiki, direction Q, Jesse Freeman, Sara Gally, Adrian Hogan, Yuki Kameguchi, Kamimura & Co., Akinobu Maeda, Gui Martinez, Luis Mendo, Misako & Rosen, Nakano Design Office, Naoko Nakui, Nanook, Toshi Omagari, Yoshihisa Shirai, Shotype Design, snöw, so+ba, Fumio Tachibana, Tetsunori Tawaraya, Patrick Tsai, Typecache, Dan Vaughan, Village, Makoto Yamaki, Yamanote Yamanote, Ueda Yo, and Jody Zhou.

The Essays section of the magazine highlights the talent of some of Tokyo’s best contemporary design and art theorists and writers including Taro Nettleton, Louise Rouse, Toshiaki Koga, Kiyonori Muroga, Kohei Sugiura and Eiko Nagase. The Essays section also features lovely pieces by Mike Scaringe, Dermot Mac Cormack, as well as type design legend Sumner Stone.

As always, this issue of Slanted includes a small booklet of type specimens.

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