Cover Art Direction: Keisuke Nagatomo
Cover Illustration: Seitaro Kuroda
Editor in chief: Yoshihisa Ishihara
Editorial Director: Noboru Sakamoto
Publisher: Shigeo Ogawa
Editorial Cooperation: Ohchi Design Office
Editorial Cooperation: Midori Imatake

Content includes:
Special feature: Society of Illustrators 23rd Annual Exhibition by Shinichiro Tora
Haruo Miyauchi’s One-man Exhibition by Kazumasa Nagai
Print Gallery, Amsterdam “Mail Art Project” by Shigeru Watano
Douglas Allen Doolittle
About the Jean Robert and Käti Durrer Studio in Zürich, Switzerland by Shigeru Watano
Portpia ’81 by The Editors of IDEA
Designer’s role in jewelry design by Midori Imatake
The Design Conference That Just Happens To Be In Park City
Three Illustrators in Californiz: Jim Evans, Tom Nikosey, Louis Scott by Toshifumi Kawahara
A book for seeing: Projekte Projects
Images by Leo Lionni
Japanese Graphic Idea Awards Exhibition ’81


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Idea 168, 1981-9. Cover design by Seitaro Kuroda
Idea 168, 1981-9. Cover design by Seitaro Kuroda
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