The letter designs in this superb collection by Katsumi Tsuji, a graphic designer who was active in the Taisho and Showa periods, appear fresh and new in any age in which they are seen.
The world of elegant letter designs presented in this reprint of the original book includes not only a large number of special lettering designs but also product names and company logos of well-known companies still seen today, family crests, prefectural and city government badges, and school badges.
- Release Date:
- November, 2014
the japan Typography Association
The Japan Typography Society was born in 1971 with the name changed in 1971 in hopes of the development of typography in a broad sense, with the Japan Lettering Designers Association formed in 1964 as the mother body.
In addition to graphic designers, it consists of more than 200 individual members and corporate members in Japan and overseas, including typeface designers, researchers and educators. We pursue better communication through creation and research of visual languages such as letters, symbol marks, pictograms, and design using them.
A committee formed by volunteers mainly publishes the Japanese Typography Yearbook, publishes the magazine “Typographics Tea” (4 times a year), exchanges abroad, holds seminars and exhibitions, researches on typography, typography We are engaged in a wide range of activities such as the movement to establish a museum.