My buddy Gavin shared the photo you see pictured here, for a marathon he entered in Japan, and I absolutely love the design.
I quite like this lovely little Snoopy stamp that you can get in Japan. Photo via Duncan Shotton.
Lovely cover for the 44th issue of Idea magazine (from 1960). Via Gener8ion.
The Tokyoiter project just debuted two new covers by the YamanoteYamanote duo of Julien Mercier and Julien Wulff.
My buddy Ian Lynam is simply one of the smartest people I know on this planet, and when he writes something, you should pay attention. His latest zine — which you can order online from his Wordshape webstore — acts as a guide to new graphic design graduates. I also highly recommend his Start Somewhere zine, […]
As Steve Lin wrote in this tweet, here’s a “visual history of Nintendo logos courtesy of a recruiting brochure they sent to interview candidates.” Absolutely love these.
One of the creatives interviewed in that Mt. Takao photo essay is Riccardo Parenti, who is behind a terrific site, Tokyo Graphic Designers, that offers up tons of resources for graphic designers who would like to go work in Japan.
This is such a great project. “YamanoteYamanote” sees two Tokyo-based designers (Julien Mercier and Julien Wulff) produce a pair of posters inspired by each of the 29 stations on the Yamanote line. They’ve produced posters for Akihabara (pictured), Kanda, and Tokyo so far. Via Tokyo Soup.
I don’t know where this image is from — I found it via this tweet — but I like it. Update: It’s from this “Pixie Says Series” by Zivan Rosic (thanks, Shaun).