In the 1920s and 1930s, Japan embraced new forms of graphic design as waves of social change swept across the nation. This collection of 50 posters, magazine covers and advertisements offer a glimpse at some of the prevailing tendencies in a society transformed by the growth of modern industry and technology, the popularity of Western art and culture, and the emergence of leftist political thought. "Buy Domestic!"
Make sure to catch up with the latest work of David Taylor, if you haven't already. He's an internationally awarded scottish designer/sculptor residing in Stockholm, Sweden. One could easily guess that hidden swedish something, that in fact might come from that traditionally contained, softened rawness. Superclassy Items!
rustic recluse Having just returned from a multi-city trip, I was filled with inspiration and new perspectives to life. I climbed 509 stone steps to the top of a Cathedral; I walked over 430 steps to see a Buddhist monastery. And of all things that got me writing here, it wasn’t the view – it was a man I met on one excursion.