IDEA magazine251
Special Interview with Makoto Saito

IDEA No.251
Published: 1995/7

Cover Design:Makoto Saito

Special Interview with Makoto Saito Text: Junji Ito, Commentary: Ruki Matsumoto, Toshiaki Nakayama, Toshihiko Ishida
Guerrilla Graphics in the Netherlands Wild Plakken Text: Shigeru Watano/Yachiyo Matsuzaki†
Illustration with a Latin-American Flavor Jose Ortega Text: Takahisa Iwayoshi
3rd International Biennia of the Poster in Mexico Text: Kazumasa Nagai
The Unique Style of Dell Delacorte Press
New Wave in Swiss Graphics Text: Noboru Matsuura, Commentary: Niklaus Troxler, Ralph Schraivogel and Melchior Imboden
Hideo Takeda’s Original Works Text: Tadahisa Nishio†††††
Claes Oldenburg’s Dynamic Statements Text: Shoichiro Higuchi
Special: 1995 Japanese Students Graduation Works Text: Masuteru Aoba
The 79th NIKA Exhibition of Visual Design
55th Bijutsu Bunka Art Association Exhibition
News & Information, Exhibitions and Book Reviews, Addresses of Contributors
Design Education for the 21st Century: Musashino Art University, Mitsuo Katsui x Minoru Niijima

Makoto Saito
Born in Fukuoka in 1952. He is active in various fields as a graphic desinger, commercial art director, creative director and film director, and he is a producer / designer of new products. He debuted as a graphic designer in the early 1980’s. His posters are included in the permanent collections of The Museum of Modern Art New York and in also other museums in such locations as Chicago, London, the Netherlands, Germany, Poland, Switzerland, and Tokyo.