Tag Archive: Tokyo Olympics

Welcome to TOKYO: Urban Change and International Spectacle from the Meiji Period to 2020

Anticipating the arrival of tens of millions of foreign tourists attending the 2020 Olympic Games, the Tokyo municipal government announced in 2014 a long-term city plan aiming to make Tokyo the “world’s best city.” With the Olympic Games a “springboard” … Continue reading →

Japanese Graphic Design History Backwards

Moving from the contemporary moment to the 1960s, Ian Lynam examines Japanese graphic design history by looking at the work of contemporary Japanese graphic designers, their influences, and how each fits into a greater continuum. Included are perspectives on the … Continue reading →