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How to Wrap Five Eggs Traditional Japanese Packaging

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ISBN-10: 1590306198

ISBN-13: 9781590306192

Edition: 2008

Authors: Hideyuki Oka

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In Japan, the wrapping of a package is truly an art, as this classic study of the craft of Japanese packaging so beautifully shows. The traditional Japanese packaging materials, as depicted here in the more than two hundred black-and-white photographs, are supremely simple-mostly bamboo, rice straw, hemp twine, paper, or leaves. But these ordinary natural materials are transformed by the artist into containers, boxes, baskets, and wrappers that are practical, imaginative, surprising, and sometimes breathtakingly beautiful. This book was hugely popular on its first publication in 1967 (as was its sequel, How to Wrap Five More Eggs) at a time when interest in the Japanese aesthetic was new…    
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Book details

List price: $36.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Shambhala Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/14/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 7.24" wide x 10.04" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English