IDEA magazine254
Contemporaneousness of Pretty, Cute and Pop Elements

IDEA No.254
Published: 1996/1

Cover Design:Dick Bruna

Contemporaneousness of Pretty, Cute and Pop Elements
Pretty = Horrible, Uncanny
The Meanings of Sweet “instruments” in the Musical Collaboration of Shinro Ohtake and Eye Yamantaka
Dick Bruna Text Shigeru Watano / Yachiyo Matsuzaki
Transfiguration Kazumasa Nagai Interview with Kazumasa Nagai
Yukimasa Okumura, Record Album Design 1971-1986
Four part series: Studio Dumbar – The Whole Story Part 3: Dumbar’s Influence Text: Shigeru Watano / Yachiyo Matsuzaki
Special Feature: Commitment to Social Problems

Dick Bruna
Born in Utrecht in 1927. One of the most famous creators of children’s picture books in the world. He illustrated the covers of many paperbacks, posters and advertisements for his family publishing business from 1951. He illustrated his first picture book in 1952. The first Miffy book was published in 1963. He began to devote himself to picture books in 1972 and until now Bruna has written and illustrated almost 100 books.