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Poster, Graphic Designers on the West Coast

This is a Poster. It was designed by Takenobu Igarashi and made for (as the client) IDEA Magazine. It is dated 1975 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is offset lithograph on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

Architects and engineers use axonometric projections (also called parallel projections) to create drawings whose scale is consistent from the front of an object to its back. This poster uses this technique to build architectural structures with typography.

This object was donated by Takenobu Igarashi. It is credited Gift of Takenobu Igarashi.

  • Poster, NR. 4
  • lithograph on paper.
  • Gift of Anonymous Donor.
  • 1994-109-18

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Its dimensions are

H x W: 103 × 72.9 cm (40 9/16 × 28 11/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in white ink, upper left: DESIGN . TAKENABU IGARASHI

Cite this object as

Poster, Graphic Designers on the West Coast; Designed by Takenobu Igarashi (Japanese, b. 1944); Japan; offset lithograph on paper; H x W: 103 × 72.9 cm (40 9/16 × 28 11/16 in.); Gift of Takenobu Igarashi; 1981-69-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition How Posters Work.

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