Waka Poetry by Empress Michiko
This book contains a collection of classical Japanese poems that were written by Empress Michiko, expressing her keen perspective on nature, and describing her feelings as a mother and her thoughts on time spent with the emperor. The poems are accompanied by beautiful photographs taken by Risaku Suzuki. The elegant serenity of the cover design suggests the dignified form of the empress herself. The pages of the book contain graceful classical Japanese printed with exquisite typography.
The Residencies and Gardens Cherished by Four Generations of Mitsubishi Presidents
This book showcases the gardens and villas of four generations of Mitsubishi Cooperation presidents, including founder Yataro Iwasaki, a key figure in Japanese industrial advancement. Facilities with historic value are presented with beautiful photographs.
NATURAGRAPH is an experimental work that discovers unknown natural charms from every conceivable angle and visualizes them through a unique sensibility. We research interesting elements found in nature from the perspective of art and design and visualize them. We will continue our research and presentations in the future through the interesting elements found in nature that we discover through our own research.
Geinichiro Inokuma’s Toy Box
A collection of works by famous Japanese artist Genichiro Inokuma. Using a collection of beautiful works gathered from around the world, including numerous works presented with the eras in which they were created, the book communicates Genichiro Inokuma’s viewpoints and how he approached his subjects. This is a book filled with the fascinating Genichiro Inokuma; readers will derive joy from simply looking at the pages, discovering the good life of the artist.
Chinzan-so Three Story Pagoda
This booklet showcases the three story pagoda, a historic monument that acts as a symbol of Chinzan-so. Line art illustration and text are used instead of photographs in order to allow the reader to purely appreciate the architectural beauty of the pagoda.
Chinzan-so Sensho (The Chinzan-so Library)
Art direction for the book series “Chinzan-so Sensho” (The Chinzan-so Library), which introduces the historical, natural and cultural attributes of the Chinzan-so Garden. Published to coincide with the completion of the Heisei repairs to the three-story pavilion at Chinzan-so, the first volume is titled “History” while the second is “Camellia.”
Katsuji Wakisaka’s Design
This work collection by textile designer Katsuji Wakisaka showcases 44 years of his work, from his time as the first Japanese textile designer of Marimekko in Finland, to later work in New York and Japan. Client. PIE BOOKS / Art Director + Designer. Daigo Daikoku / D. Satoshi Kiriyama / Ed. Chihiro Nakagawa / 2012
The Famed Fabrics of SOU-SOU – Notes on textile design –
SOU-SOU is the original textile brand created by Katsuji Wakisaka, the first Japanese designer at Marimekko. It contains 380 lovely patterns created by Katsuji Wakisaka based on the concept of “creating a new Japanese culture”.
Official book for the TAKAO 599 MUSEUM. Based on the “Nature is Interesting” theme, we applied an original perspective to compile the vast amount of information which Mt. Takao contains, including the secrets of the creatures displayed at the museum, into approximately 300 pages. This book helps readers to discover a new side of Mt. Takao.
TAKAO 599 MUSEUMの公式ブック。「自然って、おもしろい」をテーマに、展示されている生物の秘密をはじめ、高尾山が内包する膨大な情報を独自の視点で編集し、約300頁に渡って掲載。高尾山の新しい一面を楽しく発見できる一冊になっています。（作品ページ）
ESASHI -Nagi no Koku- Ryo Shirai
This is a photo book by Ryo Shirai on the people, culture and landscape of Esashi-cho, Hokkaido. the beauty of Esashi is portrayed through photographs of the rough yet beautiful nature and the 12 inhabitants.
Revalue Nippon Project
This is an exhibition catalog for REVALUE NIPPON PROJECT. In order to rediscover the value of Japanese artisanship, craft that seeks a “new Japanese beauty” outside of tradition and formality is highlighted.