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Haruomi Hosono & Tokyo Shyness booklet cover

Contributed by Florian Hardwig on Oct 27th, 2020. Artwork published in .
Haruomi Hosono & Tokyo Shyness booklet cover 1
Source: Seikosha Books. License: All Rights Reserved.

Cover for a booklet compiled on the occasion of a concert of Haruomi Hosono & Tokyo Shyness held at the Rankin Chapel of the Seinan Gakuin University in Fukuoka, Japan, on April 21, 2006.

Designer Takashi Okada 岡田崇 built a wall of type, using a single typeface in a single size, in all caps, with every other pair of lines shown upside down. The bold roman caps with flowing Art Nouveau elements come from Titania, a typeface cast by the Swiss Haas foundry some time before 1906. There are numerous freebie digitizations under various names.

The booklet was edited by Masayuki Kawakatsu 川勝正幸 and Kosuke Ide 井出幸亮. It has 88 pages measuring 148×210mm and was published by Li’l Daisy.

Haruomi Hosono & Tokyo Shyness booklet cover 2
Source: Li’l Daisy. License: All Rights Reserved.

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