Tag Archives: graphic design

Fellowship: DNP Foundation for Cultural Promotion Graphic Culture Research Grant

DNP Foundation for Cultural Promotion invites researchers to apply to the 2016 Graphic Culture Research Grant Program beginning May 1st. The grants are awarded to support research related to graphic design and graphic arts from diverse disciplines, regardless of humanities … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Vintage Japanese Magazine Covers

If you enjoy Taisho and early Showa era design as much as I do, there’s a treasure trove of images on 50 Watts, a book design blog. The images are curated from Bookcover Design in Japan 1910s-40s (ISBN 4-89444-426-7), edited by … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Web Producer, Japan Society

Institution: Japan Society Location: New York, NY Posted on November 22, 2013 Education: BA or experience Established in 1907, New York’s Japan Society is an internationally recognized nonprofit, nonpolitical organization that provides access to information on Japan, offers opportunities to … Continue reading

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Blog Review: Spoon & Tamago

As someone who works for an art magazine, I try to keep abreast of the latest in Japanese design. One website that I am particularly fond of is Spoon & Tamago. Created by husband-wife team Johnny (Tamago) and Tomomi (Spoon), this … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Minimalist Miyazaki Film Posters

As seen on The Mary Sue. Ramón García, who runs the tumblr The Art of Animation, has created ten minimalist redesigns of posters for eight of Miyazaki Hayao’s animated films. I’m personally fond of the Mononoke mask one, though I … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Japanese Graphic Design from the 1920’s and 30’s.

I was first introduced to the art deco period reading F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, in high school. As I think is common with many American schools, my high school mostly focused on the European movement and its influence in the … Continue reading

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