Pattern Sourcebook: Japanese Style: 250 Patterns for Projects and Designs (Paperback)
A collection of traditional Japanese patterns plus a CD ROM companion featuring 250 for use in design work
Pattern design has a long history on the Japanese culture. This book presents a collection of carefully selected traditional Japanese patterns in 60 categories for use by designers and artists in their projects and personal work. An companion CD ROM provides 250 patterns in high-definitional JPEG format along with PSD format from which you can freely manipulate and modify the patterns to customize them for your own use. This is an inspirational and highly practical reference and sourcebook for anyone working in the area of visual art.
About the Author
Shigeru Nakamura (Japan) has started his carrier as an art director from 1964 in Japan. Established his office, cobble collaboration in 1987 and has produced design pattern books under its own brand. A member of JAGDA (Japan Graphic Designers Association).