more vintage Japanese advertisements
The above ad from 1954, featuring a stylized black cat,* is one of Twenty-one More Ads from 1950s Japan posted by 50Watts. This curated group is a follow-up to an equally visually appealing post with more examples of colorful, illustrative, mid-century design from Japan.
(via 50Watts, some images found in book 1950: Japanese Graphic Design in the ’50s: The Designer Is Born, others from mega Japanese resource for scanned vintage magazine ads, Retromaniagogo)
*please leave a note if you have more info on origin of this design along with name of the designer behind this black cat with red eyes holding “Modanpasu” sign. 

more vintage Japanese advertisements

The above ad from 1954, featuring a stylized black cat,* is one of Twenty-one More Ads from 1950s Japan posted by 50Watts. This curated group is a follow-up to an equally visually appealing post with more examples of colorful, illustrative, mid-century design from Japan.

(via 50Watts, some images found in book 1950: Japanese Graphic Design in the ’50s: The Designer Is Born, others from mega Japanese resource for scanned vintage magazine ads, Retromaniagogo)

*please leave a note if you have more info on origin of this design along with name of the designer behind this black cat with red eyes holding “Modanpasu” sign. 

 book shelves up to the ceiling, my dream house…
“Shelf-Pod is a private residence and study building, located in Osaka  prefecture, Japan. The client owns an extensive collection of books on  the subject of Islamic history, so he requested that we create this  building with the maximum capacity for its storage and exhibition…” —Kazuya Morita Architecture Studio
(via Core 77)

 book shelves up to the ceiling, my dream house…

Shelf-Pod is a private residence and study building, located in Osaka prefecture, Japan. The client owns an extensive collection of books on the subject of Islamic history, so he requested that we create this building with the maximum capacity for its storage and exhibition…” —Kazuya Morita Architecture Studio

(via Core 77)