'The Posters of Ikko Tanaka'

Apr 5, 2016

'The Posters of Ikko Tanaka'

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April 5-June 19 Posters are designed to attract attention — the really good ones also tempt their viewers to buy or do something. Graphic designer Ikko Tanaka (1930-2002) was arguably one of the best graphic designers in Japan, creating unique posters with bold geometric ...

Japan's picture ID before World War II

Feb 2, 2016

Japan's picture ID before World War II

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Last year, the number of tourists coming into Japan outnumbered those going out for the first time in 45 years. In absolute terms, it may be the first time that tourism has properly taken off for this country, despite numerous attempts by various ministries ...

'Lars Muller: Books Analogue Reality'

Aug 4, 2015

'Lars Muller: Books Analogue Reality'

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Aug. 4-26 With e-books becoming a standard way of reading, Ginza Graphic Gallery laments the analog by extolling the aesthetic virtues of hardcover books. Switzerland-based designer Lars Muller has always believed books have great value as objects. In 1983, he founded the Lars Muller ...

'Seeking for Utopia'

Oct 23, 2013

'Seeking for Utopia'

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From the October Revolution of 1917 through the 1930s, the promise of Utopia within the USSR was an important ideology in the development of the nation. As such a central theme to society, it naturally also became a focus of Russian art. On loan ...

'Graphic Trial 2013'

May 16, 2013

'Graphic Trial 2013'

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This is the eighth annual “Graphic Trial Exhibition,” which explores the potential and future of graphic design and its relationship with printing. The series of exhibitions showcases works from progressive designers, revealing the development of works, from design conception through to the printing process. ...