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MUROGA, Kiyonori; CÔME, Tony (eds.)
Systems as Playgrounds: deValence at kyoto ddd gallery

Les Systèmes comme terrains de jeux est publié à l’occasion de l’exposition du studio de création deValence à la kyoto ddd gallery. Ce livre présente une sélection de travaux conçus pour le théâtre, l’architecture, le design, l’édition et l’art contemporain et met également l’accent sur les Éditions B42, structure associée au studio depuis plus de dix ans. L’ouvrage s’attarde sur l’attention portée au contexte de production, à la notion de projet et également à la typographie et à la création de formes. Un essai rédigé par l’historien du design Tony Côme ainsi qu’un entretien entre Kiyonori Muroga, Alexandre Dimos et Ghislain Triboulet reviennent sur les créations les plus emblématiques du studio et analysent le design ainsi que les processus de création de ces dernières années.

Systems as Playgrounds is published on the occasion of deValence’s graphic design studio exhibition at kyoto ddd gallery. This book presents a selection of works designed in the fields of theater, architecture, design, publishing and contemporary art. It also features the edition work the studio is doing with it’s associated publishing house B42. The book pays particular attention to the creation context but also typography and the process of shape forming. For this first solo exhibition in Japan dedicated to the studio, the kyoto ddd gallery is presenting a selection of the studio’s projects illustrating its contribution to the renewal of contemporary graphic design. An essay by the historian of design Tony Côme, along with an interview by the Japanese art critic and publisher Kiyonori Muroga with Alexandre Dimos and Ghislain Triboulet, shed light on the studio’s most memorable creations, while analysing the design and productions processes implemented over the last few years.

Texts in French + English + Japanese.

Published by B42, 2019
Design by deValence
Exhibition Catalogues / Graphic Design

Price: 15€

MUROGA, Kiyonori; CÔME, Tony (eds.) - Systems as Playgrounds: deValence at kyoto ddd gallery