IDEA is a quarterly magazine published in Tokyo, Japan that focuses on graphic design and typography.
First published: 1953
Publisher: Seibundo Shinkosha Co.,Ltd.
Editorial Contact:
*The address for inquiries has been changed. (4 Aug, 2022)

◼︎Overseas Orders

You can order IDEA magazine from our online store.

・Shipping cost

We only ship by the international postal Express Mail Service (EMS) via the Japan Post Service. We will charge the required amount before proceeding with shipping. When you proceed with your order, we will send you a confirmation email through

【About tax for overseas shipping】

Shipping of goods from Japan may incur taxes and customs fees in the country of destination.  These costs include sales tax in the country of destination, customs duties on the cost of the product, and carrier fees. These fees must be paid by the recipient and are the customer’s responsibility. 


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◼︎IDEA Annual Subscription
For one-year overseas subscriptions, please inquire our sales agent directly.

Japan Publications Trading Co., Ltd.
Tel: +81 (0)3 3292 3753
Fax: +81 (0)3 3292 0410

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We do not give any guarantee whether each article has its English translation.
Each issue is provided as it is.


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