Publisher, Size (h x w)
Universe Books, New York, USA, 12 x 8.5", 260 (plus trade ads) pp., English / Japanese
Uncommon. An extensive and important work of reference on Japanese graphic design from 1959 including: posters, advertising, packaging, direct mail and more with an abundant selection of full-page trade advertisements towards the back. Bilingual text featuring "The Position of Japan's Graphic Design" by Takeji Imaizumi, "Creativity and Design in Modern Enterprise" by Masaru Katsumi and "The Position of Photography in Economic Activities" by Nobuo Ina and more. Dust jacket photography by Osamu Hayasaki. Profusely illustrated with black and white and color. Beautifully designed and printed in Japan.
A fine hardcover with its uncommon cardboard slipcase and near fine dust jacket with only a few small tears near the edges, well preserved!