Minimalist Bundle Made in Japan + Dot Line Shape + LESS IS MORE: 20th Anniversary Edition
ABOUT MADE IN JAPAN With the spotlight on 40 local creatives behind all sorts of different projects in different fields,Made in Japanspans from brand identities to spatial design to illustrations and more, examining how variety is held together by the influence of a common culture.
ABOUT DOT LINE SHAPE
As much as skills and styles matter when it comes to design, every visual begins with a fundamental element that can be enhanced or expanded into an aesthetically pleasing and meaningful piece of work. Whether they serve as simple points of focus or building blocks for complex patterns, these elements present countless possibilities when combined with purpose and principles like contrast, balance, rhythm, and white space.
Going back to the basics, DOT LINE SHAPE is a comprehensive collection of projects that manifest the three elements in inspiring and ingenious ways to bring unique creative visions to life. No matter how trends or platforms change over time, they serve as timeless components that provide designers and artists around the world with infinite means of expression to make a lasting impact.
ABOUT LESS IS MORE: 20th Anniversary Edition
The minimalism movement has become a mainstay in popular culture, due in no small part to the mounting pressures of modern life and the need to cut clutter. In graphic design, its principles are often applied by way of reducing the colour palette used, whether it be for visual identities, publications, or exhibitions. Amid the sea of chaos in saturated spaces, simplicity can make for a truly striking statement.
In conjunction with Victionary’s 20th anniversary, the 2021 rerelease of LESS IS MORE features additional projects and a special cover that draws from the original look of its best-selling predecessor. It features creative solutions and visual experiments from around the world that play with thoughtful colour combinations, material applications, printing effects, and graphic details to prove that the best designs often speak more with less.
Made in Japan Editor: victionary Book Specs: 175 x 230 mm, 296 pp Format: full colour, softcover Language: English ISBN 9789887774730
Dot Line Shape Editor: victionary Specs: 304pp / 175 x 230mm (H) Format: Soft cover with dust jacket Language: English ISBN 9789887903468
LESS IS MORE: 20th Anniversary Edition Editor: victionary Specs: 288pp / 190 x 255mm (H) Format: Soft cover with jacket Full colour throughout Language: English ISBN 978-988-74629-1-0