The visual wit and optical illusions of the master graphic artist and designer, Shigeo Fukuda, transcends many cultures. This book is a comprehensive compendium of his graphic work as well as the sketches that trace the development of his concepts. Combining traditional Japanese poster art with modern commercial illustration, Fukuda's work displays a graphic economy that communicates clearly and concisely across a variety of cultures. Shigeo Fukuda's unique style of innovative and provocative images have earned him a reputation as one of the finest and most creative poster artists in the world. His many solo exhibitions have spanned the globe from Tokyo to New York to Istanbul. "Shigeo Fukuda" is a must-have volume for art lovers and graphic designers. Each piece in this collection has been personally selected and arranged with comments by the artist. This book is an authoritative collection of the master artist's poster designs - inspiration for graphic designers and art students.
Shigeo Fukuda designed the celebrated official poster for Expo '70 in Japan, and the award-winning international poster commemorating the 200th anniversary of the French Revolution (1989). His publications include "Elements of Ideas," "Visual Illusions," "Shigeo Fukuda's Contrived Designs," "Illustrick 412" and "Great Works by Shigeo Fukuda." He is the president of the Japan Graphic Designers Association (JAGDA), a committee member of the Tokyo Art Director's Club, and a member of Alliance Graphique International (AGI) and the Royal Designers for Industry (RDI).