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BIG IN JAPANEXPLODING WITH EYE-POPPING ORIGINALITY AND FRESHNESS, TODAY'S BEST JAPANESE GRAPHICS HAVE BEEN GATHERED TOGETHER TO MAKE THIS MUST-HAVE GUIDE TO CONTEMPORARY AESTHETICS IN JAPAN. WITH THEIR UNIQUE PERSPECTIVE, THE JAPANESE HAVE A WAY OF LOOKING AT THE WORLD THAT HAS LONG BEEN A SOURCE OF GREAT INTEREST FOR THE WESTERN MIND. HERE, JAPAN'S MOST TALENTED CREATIVE PROFESSIONALS STRUT THEIR STUFF IN THE FORM OF POSTERS, ADVERTISEMENTS, PRINT MEDIA, VISUAL IDENTITY, AND PRINT DESIGN. DIVIDED INTO CHAPTERS BY MEDIA TYPE, THIS HIGHLY VISUAL GUIDE PRESENTS A DIVERSE SELECTION OF GRAPHICS AND INCLUDES AN INDEX OF DESIGNERS, COMPLETE WITH WEBSITE ADDRESSES AND CONTACT INFORMATION. WE'VE ALSO THROWN A DVD INTO THE PACKAGE, ON WHICH YOU'LL FIND A VIDEO TOUR OF THE COOLEST PLACES TO VISIT IN TOKYO, INTERVIEWS WITH ART DIRECTORS, FILMMAKERS, AND DESIGNERS, AND THE LATEST AND GREATEST TELEVISION COMMERCIALS FROM JAPAN.
BIG IN JAPAN!
Exploding with eye-popping originality and freshness, todays best Japanese graphics have been gathered together to make this must-have guide to contemporary aesthetics in Japan. With their unique perspective, the Japanese have a way of looking at the world that has long been a source of great interest for the Western mind. Here, Japans most talented creative professionals strut their stuff in the form of posters, advertisements, print media, visual identity, and print design. Includes DVD with a video tour of the coolest places to visit in Tokyo, interviews with art directors, filmmakers, and designers, and the latest and greatest television commercials Japan.
Today's best Japanese graphics are gathered to make this must-have guide to contemporary aesthetics in Japan.
Divided into chapters by media type, this visual guide presents a diverse selection of graphics and includes an index of designers, complete with Website addresses and contact information. The accompanying DVD covers a video tour of places to visit in Tokyo.