Katachi: The Essence of Japanese DesignDesign, Photography
By Takeji Iwamiya and Kazuya Takaoka. Chronicle Books, 1999. First Edition, First Printing. Illustrated throughout with 600 black-and-white photographic reproductions sampling.
Objects organized around materials that have played an important role in Japanese life for centuries: paper, wood, bamboo, fiber, clay, metal, and stone.
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