Jun 22, 2010

100 yen shop FREEDOM

The author of "The book of Picto-san" presents a pleasant and creative world of "100 yen shop". This visual book introduces a bit bizarre and unsure purpose products which are purchased from 100 yen shop, and gives you a different perspective and humorous commentaries on them. They are not slaves to convention and aesthetic consciousness, and actually represent Freedom.
Today our brains are overtaxed, and must-see for anyone who are tied up in chains of "sophistication" because this book will free your mind!

The author: Keiichi Utsumi
Price: 1,000 yen + tax (ISBN: 978-4-86100-702-6)
Format: 105 x 170 mm, 160 pages (Full color) Softcover with Jacket
Language: Japanese / Release Date: 22nd June 2010


Jun 10, 2010

Let's Travel by Paper Craft
-Cut and Fold Famous Architecture of the World-

Koichi Takahashi, the leading paper craft artist, created historical remains of the world with paper. This book shows adults and children how to make the pieces, all classified into three different levels of difficulty. The introduction explains essential tools and basic techniques with many visuals, which makes the book even more accessible.
The pattern papers in this book are not only about historical architectures, but also some pieces that represent local culture, such as camels will appear at the foot of "The Pyramids of Giza" in Egypt. This book also includes tips on sightseeing at the end, and provides you the feeling of traveling all over the world.

The Author: Koichi Takahashi
Price: 1,600 yen + tax (ISBN: 978-4-86100-706-4)
Format: 182 x 260 mm, 92 pages (4C: 16p / 1C: 76p), Softcover with Jacket
Language: Japanese / Release Date: 10th June 2010

Please contact our distributors to find out your nearest bookstore carries this book.

BUILT WITH PROCESSING -Programming for Design and Art-
[Revised Edition: Ver.1.x. compliant]

Processing is a programming environment with open source used widely in design and art production.
The revised edition of the first manual on Processing in Japan is finally published, adding the instructions of development process with new functions of Processing, and latest trends such as Processing.js. The book explores the attractive world of processing and explains basics of forming with programming for graphics, animation, and interactive purposes, and is perfect for anyone who interested in development of visual and interactive contents.

The author: Katarou Tanaka, Takashi Maekawa
Price: 2,500 yen + tax (ISBN: 978-4-86100-707-1)
Format: 182 x 257 mm, 224 pages (full color) Softcover with Jacket
Language: Japanese / Release Date: 10th June 2010