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NEW BOOK BY YONAGADOU - Sweet & Nostalgic Vintage Japanese Design Collection

Charming new book by Yonagadou who is known as a vintage zakka buyer and artist is full of Japanese designs from between 30s and 70s that are lovely and surreal, exotic and nostalgic (and whose paper items have been our favourites at UGUISU for a long time now). The book features an amazing collection of vintage tiles, toys, handicrafts, night markets, architecture, cabaret interiors and graphics, etc....all made in Japan...

NEW PAUMES BOOK - Petit Pan La couleur en liberte / Colourful Paris Life of Petit Pan

Another new book from PAUMES at UGUiSU is Petit Pan La couleur en liberte / Colourful Paris Life of Petit Pan. Petit Pan is a popular French brand run by two designers Myriam de Loor and Pan Gang and is known by its colorful fabrics and the little toys and decorations made of paper and bamboo. In this book you can enjoy the wonderful world of Petit Pan at their...

NEW PAUMES BOOK - Illustrated Paris Guide by Isabelle Boinot / Les Adresses Parisiennes d'Une Parisienne

Two new books from PAUMES have just arrived and now available from UGUISU online store for international orders! The first one is by Isabelle Boinot, an illustrator based in Paris who has an observant eye for people and things and her distinctive style can be seen in her various publications and products. In this second book by Isabel with Paumes "Les Adresses Parisiennes d'Une Parisienne" (Paris Guide by a Parisienne)...

DOG AND MORNING by Fumi Koike

  So happy to introduce Fumi Koike, a Japanese illustrator from Fukuoka now residing in Saitama whose work includes illustrations for advertising, magazines and books.  DOG AND MORNING is a zine-style print publication compiling Fumi's illustrations shown at her exhibition of the same title held at Do Design in Madrid last year. Fumi illustrates everyday scenes from interior spaces, objects, people and food in a sweet and simple way with a...

PERMAENT No.5

PERMANENT No.5 - Winter 2014 Issue is out and now available from UGUiSU online store.Back issues have been restocked too and No.1-4 are also available for purchase. /// PERMANENT is a quarterly small press magazine published by two art directors in Fukuoka, south island of Kyushu, focusing on food and dining culture and lifestyle while having the keywords "Make, Eat and Think / つくる、たべる、かんがえる" as a concept. Think from the...