Graphic Design in Japan 2006

Graphic Design in Japan 2006

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JAGDA, the largest design organization in Asia, has introduced outstanding designs in the Graphic Design in Japan annual every year since 1981. These designs, selected through a strict selection process, are introduced with a large number of pictures and are recommended with confidence. Over 1,000 designs are categorized and presented with the purpose of production for each work. Designers and their works are laid out in Japanese alphabetic order. In addition, a list of JAGDA members by prefecture (including e-mail addresses and URLs) and indexes of copywriters and photographers are included. This is an unprecedented design almanac, a collection of world-class graphic designs created by Japanese designers, which also serves as a database.

JAGDA New Designer Awards 2006 / Posters / General Graphics / CI, Symbols & Logotypes / Book & Editorial Design / Package Design / Newspaper Advertising / Magazine Advertising / Interactive Design & Motion Graphics / Signs, Displays & Monuments

JAGDA New Designer Awards 2006
The JAGDA New Designer Award was established in 1983 with the goals of calling attention to outstanding young designers and vitalizing the realm of graphic design. The 2006 awards represent the 24th to date. As a result of the strict selection process, Mr. Atsuki Kikuchi, Ms. Akiko Sekimoto and Ms. Kaoru Takai were selected as the award-winning designers.

Top Scorer
The works garnering the most votes in each category are shown at the top of their respective category pages.

This One!
“This One!” is a system whereby all participants on the judging panel comment freely on one work among the year’s entries that attracted their interest in particular.

Roundtable Discussions
The judging panel held the 11 category-based discussions on the trends of designs created during the year, works which attracted particular attention, and future possibilities.

Member Directory
A list of JAGDA members by prefecture (including e-mail addresses and URLs) is included.

Format: A4/462 pages/color
Editor in chief: Toshio Yamagata
Book design: Naomi Hirabayashi

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