Apr 25, 2011

Handfont, Handwork
-New analog style patterns-

In recent years, digitization has been advancing. On the other hand, the analog taste graphics which have texture and warmth attracts attention again. This book collected fonts and images which have new analog expression; includes analog taste hand fonts such as handwriting, drawing font, typewriting letter, etc...and the image such as a notebook, a sketchbook, a T-shirt, a board, etc… Through combining these fonts with these images, you can easily create graphic work with a little difference. Loosely taste is cool? You please enjoy graphics of such the new analog-style.

Price: 2,800 yen + tax (ISBN: 978-4-86100-733-0)
Format: 148 x 210 mm, 232 pages (Full color), softcover with jacket
Language: Japanese-English Bilingual / Release Date: 25th April 2011
Including: DVD-ROM x 1

Apr 15, 2011

minä perhonen?

-This book is composed of words and pictures and will tell you 15-year history of a Japanese fashion brand “minä perhonen”
minä perhonen was established on 1995 by Akira Minagawa, from the hope to make "special daily clothes". Their fabrication process begins together with the sketches of original textile. They have been continuing to produce the fashions contained poetry/story. When we put on their clothes, our feelings become lighter and uplifted. In their creation contained marvelous charm, minä perhonen holds on the original brand philosophy which defies stereotype of fashion world.
This book describes minä perhonen's accumulated history, their philosophy, and their challenges, through visual and words. Centered around 50 keywords such as "time" "embroidery" "imagination" "wind" "reflection", this book tells you about designers' passions and their perspectives tothe society or, uncompromised conversations during the fabrication process. Plentiful images of textiles, their atelier and factory provide a sense of reality to these stories. Atsuki Kikuchi, minä perhonens' graphic designer is the art director of this book. Through this book condensed their 15-year history, hope you will feel their unshakable belief which become a core of expressive expression on their creation.

Author: minä perhonen
Art director: Atsuki Kikuchi
Price: 2,600 yen + tax (ISBN: 978-4-86100-746-0)
Format: 184 x 240 m, 208 pgaes (Full color), Softcover with jacket
Language: Japanese / Release Date: 15th April

Japanese Motion Graphic Creators 100

This is a yearbook of 100 Japanese Motion Graphic Creators, listing their works, profiles and contact details and comes with a sample DVD of their works. Readers only need to look at this book to view the latest motion graphic scenes!

Price: 3,800 yen + tax
Format: 164 x 246 mm (Full Color) Softcover with Jacket
Language: English-Japanese Bilingual
Contain 1 DVD ( Contains Movies, Music and Interactive contents)

Japanese Motion Graphic Creators 2011

Projection mapping techniques, datamosh, Ustream, 3D, AR ,etc...this book shows you the latest projects, and you can actually check their sample works for an hour by the attached DVD, moreover, featuring 5 projects of live motion graphics / directions at the end of the book. This is a mush have book for motion graphics enthusiast as you can overview of the latest and cross-genre motion graphics.

Format: 182 x 257 mm, 256 pages (Full color), Softcover with Jacket
Language: English-Japanese bilingual / Release Date: 25th April 2011

Japanese Motion Graphic Creators 2010

Pages:256, ISBN 978-4-86100-710-1, DVD: 1hour

Japanese Motion Graphic Creators 2009

Pages: 256, ISBN: 978-4-86100-643-2 DVD: 53 Works / 56 mins

Japanese Motion Graphic Creators 2008

Pages: 256, ISBN: 978-4-86100-576-3 DVD: 49 Works / 58 mins

Japanese Motion Graphic Creators 2007

Pages: 256,ISBN: 978-4-86100-500-8 DVD: 47 Works / 50 mins

Japanese Motion Graphic Creators

Pages: 272, ISBN: 978-4-86100-362-8 DVD: 57 Works / 60 mins