Modern Japanese Posters - Design Collection 3

$21.00

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 

ISBN: 978-4-86-152656-5