Takenobu Igarashi: The creative journey of a Japanese Master
Acclaimed Japanese designer Takenobu Igarashi's signature style demonstrates his mastery of three-dimensional forms as he pioneered 3D type exploration long before computers, turning letters into dimensional new elements.
This elegant volume offers a long overdue comprehensive and unique
overview of his professional life. The three chapters of the book (Chapter 1: The Unique World of Three-Dimensional Design, Chapter 2: The Epitome of Impromptu and Chapter 3: Building the Future of Hokkaido.) are about various stages of lgarashi's life as a multi award-winning graphic designer and later as a prominent sculptor.
With 304 pages and more than 400 images, Takenobu Igarashi: Design and Fine Art is a biographical portfolio and visual reference book on Takenobu Igarashi and his dynamic and prolific artistic life. His work is in the permanent collection of over 30 museums around the world, including the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
B. Martin Pedersen, CEO, Publisher, Designer, and Editorial Director at Graphis, is distinguished within the design industry for his sophisticated and enduring design sensibilities.
Under his leadership, Graphis organizes highly reputable international juried award competitions spanning the areas of Design, Advertising, Photography, Illustration, and New Talent. These competitions serve to discover, acknowledge and promote exceptional talent globally. Moreover, Mr. Pedersen is renowned for producing some of the highest-quality books in the design industry.
His contributions to the field have been recognized extensively with high-profile honors and awards. Among these are numerous commendations from the AIGA, Art Directors Club, and Type Directors Club. He has been conferred the inaugural Herb Lubalin Award for Excellence in Editorial Design by the Society of Publication Designers, the National Magazine Award for the Best Designed Magazine of the Year by Columbia University, and the AIGA Gold Medal for Lifetime Achievement in Design.
Furthermore, Mr. Pedersen has had the distinction of being inducted into the Art Directors Club Hall of Fame. He also holds the status of a member in the prestigious Alliance Graphique International (AGI). B. Martin Pedersen's portfolio and work represent a remarkable testament to his profound impact on the design industry.