More than 500 traditional Japanese motifs, meticulously reproduced and explained in terms of cultural roots. Subjects range from the art of ukiyo-e, whose beautiful prints have had an influential success in the West, to stories of ghosts and supernatural creatures from rich local folklore, to purely atmospheric Noh theater and beautiful textiles which give shape to the indispensable kimonos. The book also includes some notable graphic creations that interpret and inflect specific motifs, as well as interviews with renowned designers that will allow the reader to immerse themselves in the fascinating world of traditional Japanese culture through the prism of contemporary design.
New paperback edition with dust jacket.
Reasons of interest:
- Over 500 carefully selected Japanese decorative patterns
- 40 variations of impressive and world-famous models
- Interviews with famous designers and many graphic studios from Japan
- New paperback edition with dust jacket
Size: 21.6 × 28 cm
4 color printing
Paperback with dust jacket
March 3, 2023