Modern Japanese Posters - Design Collection 3
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Posters were introduced to Japan from Europe toward the end of the Meiji period, along with printing techniques and design concepts from which their modern-day counterparts evolved.
This convenient, pocket-sized collection presents more than 200 posters ranging in style from examples reminiscent of ukiyo-e “bijin-ga,” featuring beautiful women, to colorful contemporary designs produced during the Taisho and early Showa periods, a time when visual design flourished in Japan.
Compiled from the collection of the Museum and Archives at the Kyoto Institute of Technology Design, this volume a fascinating look at the variety and scope of Japanese posters through the 20th century.
Published by Seigensha, 2018
Bilingual, with Japanese and English captions
Softcover, 288 pages, color and b&w, 4.25 × 5.9 inches