IDEA magazine012
IDEA 1954-5 Japanese Ad. Art Annual

IDEA No.012
Published: 1955/8

Editor: Takashi Miyayama
Art Director: Hiroshi Ohchi
Cover Design: Shichiro Imatake

IDEA 1954-5 Japanese Ad. Art Annual

Shichiro Imatake
Born in Kobe, 1907. He started painting and design after learning under Shigeyoshi Hayashi and influence of Massimo Campigli. In 1927 He entered the ad section of Daimaru department store, then Takashimaya department store. He had been active in Kansai district, establishing his style. He was one of the leading figure in the very early stage of Japanese design world. He also designed packages of daily commodities which still have been popular in Japanese. Died in2000.