'Close Your Ears' Sanae Sugimoto
'Close Your Ears' is a beautiful compilation of works by Sanae Sugimoto. This exquisitely designed and crafted book includes 27 illustrations drawn by Sanae mostly between 2016 and 2017 with Japanese/English titles accompanying each illustration.
Artworks are risograph printed onto very fine deckle edged paper and carefully bound together almost completely by hand. You will enjoy every little detail of this book that is so delicately put together. Published by Tokyo's independent publisher Ehonya Rusuban Bansuru Kaisha. Designed by award winning book designer Hideyuki Saito.
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Measurements: 19.3cm x 22.3cm / 7.6" x 8.8"
56 Pages, Hardcover (cloth spine, title is foil stamped on cover and spine)
Artworks & Texts by Sanae Sugimoto
Book Design by Hideyuki Saito
Language: Japanese / English
Printed in Japan
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Sanae Sugimoto was born in Tottori, Japan and grew up surrounded by sea and mountains. After studying oil painting at an art college in Kyoto she returned to her hometown and started creating her work. She has recently developed her own style of illustrations using Japanese traditional black (sumi) and orange ink. She also creates work for packaging, logos and magazines etc. Currently based in Fukuoka.