Japan is a place where art and design is deeply fused with everyday life. From the traditional art to the modern art, illustration, graphic design and many other medium, you can find creativity breathing at a lively pace in Japan. I strongly felt that when I was in Tokyo 4 years ago and attended two art events that were flooded with people.
Japanese art and design has its unique identity, but with the imagination from different artists, the great diversity can be spotted too. Well, it’s kind of hard to find information on this topic but today, I will introduce 5 dedicated website where you can find and read about Japanese art and design. Please continue reading to find out more.
Wait what? Pingmag is back! After five years of rest, Pingmag is finally back with more inspirational post about Japan art scene in Japan. I miss them so much!
In JPDesign, you will find many examples of good and functional product design ala Japan style and also many other cool art.
In this Japanese Design blog you will find a showcase of selected projects that will allow you to get more familiar with the contemporary Japanese design and can be a source of inspiration. This blog is owned by a Poland graphic designer.
Spoon Tamago is also another great place to find source of Japanese contemporary art, design and architecture. Definitely a must check.
Gurafiku is a collection of visual research surveying the history of graphic design in Japan. It is conducted by designer, Ryan Hageman.