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Visions of space and the future in Japan in the 70s and 80s.

What you are seeing here is a selection of scans from my (somewhat endless) stash of books and catalogs on Japanese illustration and design.


Naoki Yasuda, ca. 80s



Naoki Yasuda, ca. 80s



Naoki Yasuda, ca. 80s



Ryo Ohshita, ca. 1977



Jinsei Choh, ca. 80s



Yukimasa Okumura, poster for Hosono record




Ryoko Ishioka, window display





Nobuhiko Yoshida, ca. 1979




Shigeo Okamoto, calendar, ca. 1981




Shigeo Okamoto, calendar, ca. 1981







Kenkichi Sato, ca. 1979






Josuke Kubo






Shuji Tanase, 1983, black space






Tatsushi Morrimoto, ca. 80s






Jinsei Choh, ca. 80s





Mitsuo Ishida, book illustration



Ichiro Tsuruta, ca. 1985



Masatoshi Toda, leasing company poster, 1986



Masatoshi Toda, leasing company poster, 1985



Takuro Kamiya, ca. 80s



Kazuaki Iwasaki, ca. 80s



Sadao Naito, late 70s



Noriyoshi Orai, late 70s



Shusei Nagaokavia Pink Tentacle



And a more recent image via Pink Tentacle:

McDonalds Apocalypse