Japanese Kanji Food Pictograms

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These Japanese food pictograms have been around for a couple of years. They are new to me however, so I thought they were well worth sharing. Created by Japanese graphic designer, Masaki Hiromura, a food symbol is used to replace a stroke of each Kanji character. Very clever. Via: @Issue… Read more

10 Inspirational Japanese Digital Illustrators and Artists

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Japanese illustrators

The depth of artistic talent in Japan is simply amazing. From early 2005, I was fortunate enough to spend three years living and working in Tokyo. During that time I encountered many great designers and artists by whom I was both inspired and humbled. In this post, I have hand-selected ten Japanese digital illustrators and artists whose work is awe-inspiring. Some of them are well-renowned, while some are lesser-known. They are all extremely gifted. Most of the sites are in… Read more