Special Feature: Specialized Lectures on Design
History of Graphic Design Education in Japan
Typography as Communication ― Jiro Katashio
Type Design and One Line ― Osamu Trinoumi
Page Layout Design with Grid System ― Yoshihisa Shirai
MeMe Design School and Its Activities
Looking This Way and That in Design: The Practice of So Hashizume
Views on “Katachi no Mikata (Textbook on Visual Communication)” ― Fumio Tachibana
KM+WT: Karel Martens and Werkplaats Typografie
The Dissolution of The Design Department of The Jan Van Eyck Academie
Pop Culture Colour Theory
Cultural History of Japanese Typefaces Vol. 4 “Typesetting Japanese Mixed with Latin Alphabet”


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