Contemporary media has developed fast, but the actual ‘media’ that connected such media and people is ‘design’.
The Design History Workshop Japan has held symposia on the themes such as gender, museum, and social and historical nature of design. This year, we focus on the term ‘media7 and discuss the relations between media and design from varied angles up to today.
12 July 2008, at 14.00-17.00
Tsuda Hall, room T101,T102
fee 1,000 yen for non-member / 500 yen for student / members free
14:00 Habara Shukuro (design critic) on ‘readability and dignity in typography’
14:30 Miyazaki Yoshiro (Honorary Fellow, Chiba University) on ‘What media design has produced: a history of Life magazine’
15:00 Harada Yasushi (Associate Professor, Chiba Institute of Technology) on ‘Methods of visual design, and display as a pretext’
15:30 Moriyama Tomoe (Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo)