Introducing the design trend of the new generation, which begins with “writing letters” and “making letters”, with 40 up-and-coming designers and an example of about 800 points.
Since the 2010s, hand-drawn characters and graphics centered on the shape of the characters have received a great deal of attention from young designers. Also, on SNS, the genre of posting original character designs, called “writing”, is rapidly rising.
No one has ever seen a style that boldly incorporates styles from various eras such as handwriting, drawn characters, lettering, calligraphy, Edo characters, graffiti, and title logos, and transcends the framework of analog and digital, expression and technology. First collection of the world of character design.
- Release Date:
- February, 2019
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.