Kohei Sugiura - Graphic Design of the World / ISBN 9784887523272 / A small 64-page hardcover featuring designs by this respected Japanese designer / from a series of little books by Japanese publisher GGG Books (Ginza Graphic Gallery), text in Japanese and English
Kōhei Sugiura (杉浦 康平, Sugiura Kōhei, b. 1932, Tokyo) is a Japanese graphic designer and researcher in Asian iconography.
Throughout his career, Sugiura has been a pioneer within the design world using a process that champions the visualization of consciousness for his unprecedented work of record jackets, posters, books, magazines, exhibition catalogues, diagrams, stamps and more. He is also active in promoting the study of traditional Asian cultures through the creation of innovative catalogue designs and the organization of exhibitions such as Mandala: now you see it, now you don't (1980) and Flower Cosmology: Traditions in Dyeing, Weaving, and Ornaments (1992), as well as prolific research on the subject of cosmologies and mandalas.