Many years ago a design-savvy friend remarked: a bit of Asian enhances any design genre. Not only have I found this to be true…I have, over the years, become increasingly drawn to Asian art.
Artist: Hokusai 1760 – 1849
The Hanging Lantern of Kaya Temple
From: “Views Along the Banks of the Sumida River”
detail of fan-shaped woodblock print
Flock of Chickens
Detail of woodblock illustration:
Shower on the Shin-Yanagi Bridge
Fuji on a Clear Day with a Southerly Breeze
from “Thirty-Six Views of Fuji”
Enough inspiration to drive a design project in any genre..!