Seigensha, 2018. Paperback, 340pp., 4.3 x 5.9 inches
Japanese character design by Katsumi Tsuji, a graphic designer active in mid-20th century Japan. Entirely hand-drawn, this book explores the wide possibilities of calligraphic lettering that differ from computer generated fonts. Originally published in 1934 with all lettering created especially to match the phrases or expressions employed.