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IDEA No.370 : Thought and Design

Published: 2015/07   Price: 2,829+tax jp yen
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Thought and Design

Project by Laboratories with Idea
Art Direction by Kensaku Kato (Laboratories)
Design by Laboratories


Designing Medium by McLuhan
Text by Takeshi Katobayashi


1960- Extension of Media and Thoughts
Experiment of visual paperbacks / Counter culture in pocket / Visual Books by Yokoo and Awazu / Style of Kohei Sugiura-1,2

On Inventory Books
Interview with Adam Michael (Project Projects)


1980- Transdisciplinarity and RTzutomestructuring
GS / New Academism / ZONE / Postmodernism and Typography

Designer Thinking
interview with Tztom Toda

Forming the Trinity: Criticism, Architecture and Information Technology Between the 1990s-2000s.
Text by Yoshikazu Nango

Adrift 1982-1988
Interview with Tomio Ogihara


2000- Beyond the Network
Zines of Criticism in the 00s(Text by Tetsuro Irie, Toshihiko Mineo)/ Reality and writers in the post Internet age / Books in Japanese Sans-Serif Typeface

Thoughts and Designs in the 00s
Text by Teturo Irie

Design and Practice of Space for Criticism
Interview with Hiroki Azuma


[Essey]
Interface between Paper and Thoughts: Chronology of Philosophy Journals in Japan
Text by Takamitsu Yamamoto

193510: Essay on Criticism/ Medium/Material
Text by Satoshi Osawa

Around "Atlas of the Functional City" The Modern Role of the Map
A round-table talk: Kei Minohara, Naoto Nakajima, Ryuji Fujimura and Yuzo Kariya

[Series1]Age of Inforgraphics Vol.5

[Series2]Yellow Pages Vol.5: Santi Lawrachawee (Bangkok)

[Series3] All we know about Japanese Zines Vol. 3:ZINES in the 90s―The World Before Google, Part Two

[Scenography by Kazunari Hattori for the 'laboratory of ideas'
"petit h" of Hermès

Intreview with Kazunari Hattori


Supplement
"Kyutai" Vol.6


NOTE: All text in Japanese unless otherwise noted.

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IDEA No.369 : A History of Graphic Design in Japan : 1990-2014

Published: 2015/04   Price: 2,829+tax jp yen
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Visual Chronology from 1990 to 2014

Art direction and Illustration: Bunpei Yorifuji
Design: Shinji Hamana

Essay
The Relationship between a Computer and Graphic Design since the 90s
Shibuya-kei Design
Learning the Essence of Design
The Margin of Typography 1990-2015

Design Awards and Tendencies


[Series1] All we know about Japanese Zines Vol. 2:ZINES in the 90s―The World Before Google, Part One

[Series2]Age of Inforgraphics Vol.3

[Series3]Yellow Pages Vol.3: Na Kim (Seoul)

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IDEA No.368 : A Chronicle of Alternative Spirits in Japan 1970-1994

Published: 2015/1   Price: 2,829+tax jp yen
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A Chronicle of Alternative Spirits in Japan 1970-1994:
Books Designed in Negative Forms or A Gutenberg Elegy in a Thousand and One Steps

Chapter V The Rise and Fall of an Universe of Books on Humanities
15 Yoshioka Minoru: Chikuma Shobo
16 Obi Toshito: Misuzu Shobo
17 Shimizu Yasuo: Seidosha
18 Murakami Ichiro: Nippon Hyoronsha, Iwanami Eigasha, Heibonsha, Shiko Dojinkai, Kinokuniya Shoten, and Mumeiki Hakkojo

Chapter VI The Tide of Limited Edition in the Seventies
19 Masada Kishio: Shoshi Kisetsusha
20 Yukawa Seiichi: Yukawa Shobo
21 Ikuta Kosaku and Hiromasa Kaoru: Sabatoyakata
22 Watanabe Ikko: Kobe Books, Nanka Shokyoku
23 Ono Yu: Shinkaisha

Chapter VII The New Generation of Works of Literature
24 Hasegawa Ikuo: Ozawa Shoten
25 Mangyoku Kunio: Bungeishunju
26 Nakajima Kahoru: Chikuma Shobo
27 Mochizuki Reiko: Shinchosha

Chapter VIII The Fate of Hisshoku (writing and touch)
28 Nagai Katsuichi: Seirindo
29 Yagi Toshiki: Kyoto University Press
30 Hiraide Takashi: Shoki Shorin, Kawade Shobo Shinsha and via wwalnuts
31 Takagi Jaku

A Chronological Table of an Alternative History of Publishing in Japan 1923-1994

A History of Modern Japanese Printing Types: Text by Uchida Akira
Postscript by Kiyonori Muroga

[Series] All we know about Japanese Zines Vol. 1: Text by Barbora and Momo Nonaka
Information & Book
the idea of music[014]
Notice: Change of Publication Frequency

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IDEA No.367 : An Alternative History of Poetry in Japan 1945-1969

Published: 2014/11   Price: 2,829+tax jp yen
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An Altetnative History of Poetry in Japan 1945-1969
or A Gutenberg Elegy in a Thousand and One Steps

Chapter Ⅰ Tombstones or seeds
1 Iwanami classics
2 Shincho library etc.

Chapter Ⅱ Poetry books as king of books
3 Date Tokuo: Shoshi Eureka
4 Oda Kyuro: Shichosha
5 Yamada Koichi, Suzuki Kazutami and Oizumi Fumiyo: Shoshi Yamada
6 Kimura Eiji: Shichigatsudo

Chapter Ⅲ Man-machine or home recording
7 Kusama Kyohei: Nihon tosha insatsu kenkyujo, Kusama sakuhin hanpukai
8 Wakayama Yasouji: Nihon kohan kenkyujo
9 Kameyama Iwao: Nagoya mamehon
10 Sasaki Kikyo: Press Bibliomane

Chapter Ⅳ Underground or Shibusawa school
11 Ishii Kyoji: Gendaishichosha
12 Yaki Shoji: Togensha
13 Kumono Ryohei: Bijutsu shuppansha
14 Yamaki Kazuhiro, Naito Mitsuko: 
Kawade shobo, Tokyo shoseki, Shichiyosha, Haga shoten, Tensei shuppan, Toshi shuppansha, Barajujisha and Shuppansha

The World of Jun Ito:Reconsideration of Japan Graphic Exhibition
[New Series] All we know about Japanese Zines Vol.0;"ABC of Zine"
[Series] Age of Inforgraphics Vol.3
[Series] Yellow Pages Vol.3: Xiao Mage & Cheng Zi (Beijing) [English & Japanese]
Setagaya minwa Graphic Exhibition and Graphic Design
Supplement of Idea no.366 "Visual Communication in the Post-Internet Age"
Information & Book
the idea of music[013]

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IDEA No.366 : Visual Communication in the Post-Internet Age

Published: 2014/09   Price: 2,829+tax jp yen
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Special Feature: Visual Communication in the Post-Internet Age

Rafaël Rozendaal

Visual Artifacts: Works from the Post-Internet Age
Adam Ferriss,Alain Vonck,Anny Wang,Anthony Antonellis,BACON,Dom Sebastian,Emilio Gomariz,Francesco Mancin,Joe Hamilton,Kim Laughton,Michael Guidetti,Norman Orro,Nic Hamilton,OKFocus,§†§,Sebastian Thewes,Steph Davidson,Teen Witch Fan Club / Zain Curtis,Thomas Traum,ucnv

Illuminating Graphics Exhibition (Creation Gallery G8)
All Possible Futures
Age of Inforgraphics Vol.2
Yellow Pages Vol.2: Aaron Nieh (Taipei) [English & Japanese]
Review & Information

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No.366 Apology and Correction(Last-updated: August 13, 2014)

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IDEA No.365 : From the 80s to the 80s

Published: 2014/07   Price: 2,829+tax jp yen
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From the 80s to the 80s: Contemporary revival of the 80s illustration in Japan.

Yoshitake Yamane (MEMO)
Yurie Sekiya
REO* spikee
Ayako Hishinuma
F* Kaori
STEREOTENNIS
Shinobu Ono
ancco

“Thoughts on recent development of the 80s revival”
Text by barbora

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IDEA No.364 : KIYOHARA etsushi, KITASONO katué

Published: 2014/05   Price: 3,143+tax jp yen
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Fundamentals of KIYOHARA Etsushi
Design: Yoshihisa Shirai
Photo: Yoshihiro Yamada
Text: Jun-ichiro Khori

Poésie et désign de KITASONO katué

On shapes of kana: Proportional Kana Font "Kozei"
Text: Toshinobu Nagata 
Design: Kazuhiro Yamada

The Idea of Music [010]
Information

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IDEA No.363 : Design of Makoto Orui: Tendencies and Measures, Editorial Design of Yuzuru Agi

Published: 2014/03   Price: 2,829+tax jp yen
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Design of Makoto Orui: Tendencies and Measures
Interview with Yoichi Shibuya
Interview with Naohiro Ukawa
Text by Mari Akasaka
Text by Elein Fleiss
Memorandum about Makoto Orui

Editorial Design of Yuzuru Agi
Vanity Records Visual Catalog : Text by Yuzuru Agi
[Talk] Past, Present and Future of Independent Media

Serials Wayposts; towards a topographic mind #2
Typefaces and Intellectual Property
Exhibition Review
- Type Trip: The New Asian Graphic Design Exhibition
- Mitsuo Katsui: Design of Symptom
The Idea of Music [009] / Interview with GraphersRock
Information

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IDEA No.362 : Contemporary Designers in France

Published: 2014/1   Price: 2,829+tax jp yen
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Poetics of Graphic Language: Contemporary Designers in France
Helmo, Akatre, Frédéric Teschner, Charles Mazé & Coline Sunier, deValence
Works of Pierre Faucheux

Typojanchi 2013 Report: Supertext on Supertext

Serials Wayposts; towards a topographic mind #1

Exhibition Review
Atsuki Kikuchi "Creation Is Free. Production Needs Fee."
Rikako Nagashima "Between human and nature"
Jan Tschichold Exhibition "Eternally New: dialectic of Jan Tschichold"

Font review: Metro Nova
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IDEA No.361 : Design of Amachan / Kyary Pamyu Pamyu Graphics / Period of Idol Identity / Letters and Design of Junichi Someya

Published: 2013/11   Price: 2,829+tax jp yen
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Design of Amachan
Kyary Pamyu Pamyu Graphics
Period of Idol Identity
Letters and Design of Junichi Someya

Obituary: Makoto Nakamura
Cultural History of Japanese Typefaces Vol. 6 "Evaluatining Sense of Oldness"
Report: Typojanchi 2013
Information
the idea of music[007] Interview with Hajime Tachibana

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