Yusaku Kamekura 亀倉雄策

Japanese graphic designer Kamekura was an important exponent of postwar Japanese graphic design. His posters, logotypes, packages, and book designs had a decisive effect on the use of abstraction in graphics thereafter. Despite his dedication to what he called “rigorous abstraction,” Kamekura has managed to find a synthesis between rational, logical, functional, and traditional Japanese design.

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