Space Teriyaki 4

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.


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"Blood maintaining life by conveying various substances," illustration by Kazuho Itoh for "Newton," 80s






Tadanori Yokoo, 1968






Yusaka Kamekura, "Design Expo '89 Nagoya, Japan," 1987






Shusei Nagaoka, from his wildly erotic SF illustrated book Androla in Labyrinth, 1984






Shusei Nagaoka, Androla in Labyrinth, 1984






Shusei Nagaoka, Androla in Labyrinth, 1984






Aquirax Uno, early 70s






Aquirax Uno, early 70s






Katsuji Isaka, early 70s






Katsuji Isaka, early 70s






Kazumasa Nagai






credit TK (have to dig through my books for it...easier said than done)






"Chronological table of space," illustration by Ichimatsu Meguro for "Newton," 80s






Josuke Kubo, ca. 79-80






Harumi Yamaguchi, early 70s






Kenzo Nakagawa & Kumiko Nagasaki, early 70s (illustration/design)






Yoshio Hayakawa, Tanaka, Kojitana-irie
(scanned this months ago and can't decipher my shorthand)






Haruo Takino, early 70s






Haruo Takino, early 70s






Masaki Hisatani, early 70s






Hideo Yamashita, early 70s




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