Title, Year

Graphic Design
A Quarterly Review for Graphic Design and Art Direction, No. 1, 1959

Cover Designer

Ikko Tanaka (1930-2002)

Layout Designer

Hiromu Hara (1903-1986)

Editor

Masaru Katsumie

Publisher

Geibi-Shuppan-Sha, Tokyo, Japan

Size (h x w), Pages, Language

11.5 x 10.25", 84, Japanese

From 1959-1986, this Japanese quarterly promoted Japanese and Western designers, placing emphasis on work with a more constructed approach. For the launch issue’s cover, editor Katsumie passed over many prestigious Japanese designers in favor of Tanaka.