Tokyo Storefronts

A watercolour illustration album featuring the urban landscape of Tokyo through its charming storefronts of cafes, boutiques and bars.

£31 per item

Tokyo Storefronts is a book by Mateusz Urbanowicz, a Polish artist and illustrator known for his detailed and captivating architectural illustrations. The book focuses on the storefronts of Tokyo, specifically exploring their unique designs, charm, and cultural significance and demonstrating the diverse array of storefronts that populate the city. Celebrating their architectural significance, the book highlights the storefronts’ distinct character, the details of their signage and their decorative elements through Mateusz’s intricate illustrations, which authentically capture the atmosphere of Tokyo’s urban facade. Alongside the illustrations, Tokyo Storefronts also includes informative text, anecdotes, and insights into the history, cultural context, and significance of the featured storefronts. This book provides readers with a deeper understanding and appreciation for the role these storefronts play in shaping the city’s identity, and the intersection of commerce and design.

Mateusz Urbanowicz (b. 1986) is a Polish watercolour and digital painting artist. He graduated with honours at the Kobe Design University studying animation and comics and has worked in Tokyo as a full-time background artist for TV commercials, animated TV series and animation movies such as Your Name. He has been working as freelance artist and content creator in Tokyo since 2017.

160 pages.

Size: L24.7 cm x W18.2 cm

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