Yanagi Sōri - Let's Do Some Good Work

An issue of the magazine dedicated to product designer, Yanagi Sōri, spanning his designs, methodologies, inspiration, and influence.

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The magazine explores various aspects of Yanagi Sōri’s extensive design career, from his creation of furniture, tableware and graphics, to his references and inspirations, to stories of his impact on the product design industry in Japan. It features an extensive collection of craft items he accumulated over the years during his travels, showcasing his eye for crafted objects from around the world and giving insight into what he used as a source of inspiration.
The magazine includes essays highlighting Yanagi’s influence on the design industry in Japan including a piece from renowned product designer, Fukasawa Naoto, another touching upon the influential professional relationship that he had with Charlotte Perriand, and a story from a professor who recollects studying under him at Kanazawa College of Art.

Bekkan Taiyō was born ten years after the monthly literary and general interest magazine, Taiyō, was first published in 1963. Bekkan Taiyō was founded in response to requests from readers asking for a more extensive investigatory publication, leading to the magazine focusing on one theme in each issue, making it a record of its time.

Size: 29x22cm

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