Fun Link Friday: Vintage Japanese Magazine Covers

If you enjoy Taisho and early Showa era design as much as I do, there’s a treasure trove of images on 50 Watts, a book design blog.

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Source: 50 Watts

The images are curated from Bookcover Design in Japan 1910s-40s (ISBN 4-89444-426-7), edited by Masayo Matsubara (2005 by PIE Books). Since the book is out of print, this online resource should prove useful for those studying visual anthropology , history, and art/design.

Extraordinary early 20th century book covers from Japan part 1

Extraordinary early 20th century magazine covers from Japan part 2

25 Vintage Magazine Covers from Japan

Via Open Culture

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Musings on geekery and gender with a Japan focus.
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