This book features 1,000 of the most current and cutting-edge Japanese illustrations. In addition to popular illustrations in fashion, landscape, and character designs, it includes artistic pieces reflecting the present trends in the world of illustration. Pict has selected 150 of the hottest illustrators, and Adrian Shaughnessy, an editor of the U.K. illustration magazine Varoom, writes an insightful foreword for the book.
Adrian Shaughnessy is a designer, art director and writer. He co-founded the London design studio Intro, leaving in 2004 to pursue an interest in writing, and to work as an independent design consultant. Today he runs ShaughnessyWorks, a design and editorial consultancy. Pict is a brand jointly run by two illustration agencies, asterisk and vision track. It represents more than 250 of Japan’s leading illustrators. Tied with Dutch Uncle, a London-based agency, Pict is able to provide its illustration service to clients worldwide.