This book presents a philosophy of Asian design : the world of traditional books, how to fuse past with present and utilize great traditions in the modern context. Through wide ranging illustrated discussions between master designer Sugiura Kohei of Japan and his colleagues Ahn Sang-soo and Chung Byoung-kyoo from Korea, Lu Jin-ren from China, Huang Yung-Sung from Taiwan and R K Joshi and Kirti Trivedi from India, their unique contribution is featured here. This book was originally published in Japanese and later in Chinese and Korean.
About The Marg Foundation
This collection features comprehensive coffee-table books from Marg, one of India’s foremost publishing houses for the arts. The books in this collection deal with the arts of Sindh, Lahore and Nepal; with the architecture of South India, Sultanates and beyond; with dance forms; with artists; with religion; with pop culture; with textiles, and much more. Each is meticulously researched with lavish visuals, taking the reader on a journey through culture.
Based in Mumbai, Marg has long been a bastion of India’s rich heritage, with its prolific body of coffee-table publications and quarterly magazines. Marg’s publications are often hard to categorise; they push boundaries to delve deep into the subjects they cover.