This book presents over 600 traditional Japanese motifs, ranging from ukiyo-e, ghost stories, kamon and Noh plays to traditional patterns, which include introductions of their cultural backgrounds.
It also showcases outstanding graphic works inspired by and integrated with specific motifs and features interviews with distinguished designers, aiming to provide an insight into the traditional Japanese culture through contemporary design.
5 wonderful chapters include over 600 well-selected traditional Japanese motifs
20 Q&A questions , 1 interview and 1 article from excellent designers and studios to share with their thoughts about Japanese culture and traditional Japanese elements
40 outstanding cases inspired by the Japanese motifs from around the world