Author(s): Julius Wiedemann & Gisela Kozak
Big in Japan Exploding with eye-popping originality and freshness, today
"It's a visual feast showcasing the best Japanese packaging, posters and advertisements. An uplifting must-buy for anyone with an appreciation of the Asian fascination with karaoke, fast food, mobile phones, pets, clutter and all things cute and colourful." House and Leisure, Cape Town
Julius Wiedemann was born and raised in Brazil. After studying graphic design and marketing, he moved to Japan, where he worked in Tokyo as art editor for digital and design magazines. Since joining TASCHEN in Cologne, he has been building up TASCHEN'S digital and media collection with titles such as Animation Now!, and TASCHEN's 1000 Favorite Websites. Gisela Kozak was born in Argentina, where she got her degree in industrial design. After completing graduate studies in packaging, she moved to Japan to pursue a PhD in packaging. She also works for an advertisement company and has published several articles about Japanese packaging.