Spoon & Tamago shares a few of the New Year cards it has received from designers and design studios in Japan. Pictured here, a card by creative director Yuji Tokuda for his communication design company Canaria. Tokuda is behind the “Retired Weapons” peace design project.
I’ve recently mentioned a few times the new skate brand OPEN, started by my friend Trevor Sias with designs by Ian Lynam — you can order the first two boards now, and here are a few more photos — but here’s a look at the latest deck collection from Japan skateboard brand Lesque, also designed […]
ISO50 highlights a rather nice poster by graphic designer Yasuhiro Sawada — the image is taken from the book Graphic Design in Japan 2007. Via FFFFOUND!
Tokyo-based graphic designer Michael Thorsby (PMKFA) has just re-launched his website. I’m happy to announce that a brand new version of www.pmkfa.com is open. With new content only and hundreds of images from projects that PMKFA have been involved in, everything downloadable as PDF’s so you can view the work offline, a extensive press archive […]
I don’t really get what the context is for this post that features a few examples of classic Japanese graphic design work, but I sure like it. Via FFFFFOUND. Update: Ian Lynam says: “It’s about things that look like infographics, but actually represent no real information.”
I haven’t linked to any in a while, but Ian Lynam continues to post his series of red, white, and black patterns based on Japanese graphic design of the 50s over at Neojaponisme, with the latest pictured above.
A look at the current lineup of boards from OPEN — all designs are by Ian Lynam.
Johnny over at the Spoon & Tamago blog was right to feature the signage by Nosigner for an Ikushinsha cram school. I definitely agree, using a ruler as a graphic element in that environment is both thematically sound and visually pleasing.
For the upcoming semester starting in January at Temple University Japan, Ian Lynam wil again be teaching his “All About Typography” (TYP101) class, and also introduce a new one, “Image Making” (IMA101). Below, details on both classes. Image Making (IMA101) In the contemporary world of graphic design, designers must be able to not only convey […]
A new planned design at OPEN Skateboards, an homage to designer Kiyoshi Awazu, by Ian Lynam.