Gedrukt In Japan, Wim Crouwel, 1967
An excellent copy of the SM guide to the 1967 exhibition Gredukt in Japan at the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam designed by Total Design's Wim Crouwel and Josje Pollmann for the
Although a light booklet, and characteristic of the SM exhibition programmes, it is perhaps, for graphic designers, one of the most sought after. It is a beautiful example of the cultural bridges created by the museum. This programme stands out for its striking cover. Composed of a bright hit of magenta, cool grey, black and white, the SM arrangement of type is immediate as is Takeshi Ohtaka's 1965 logo for an arts festival in Osaka. Inside, the programme features some lovely layouts with super-tight margins, and the logos of Japanese greats such as Yusaku Kamekura, Ikko Tanaka and Kazumasa Nagai.
Title: Gredukt In Japan
Size: 275 × 185mm
Format: Soft Cover Exhibition Guide
Binding: Saddle stitch