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Hamonshu: A Japanese Book of Wave and Ripple Designs (1903)

- September 16, 2018 in best of books, best of design, best of illustration, design, japan, japanese, ocean, ripples, sea, water, waves

Hamonshū v. 1, by Mori Yūzan; Yamada Geisōdō, Kyōto-shi, Meiji 36 [1903] Hamonshū v. 2, by Mori Yūzan; Yamada Geisōdō, Kyōto-shi, Meiji 36 [1903] Hamonshū v. 3, by Mori Yūzan; Yamada Geisōdō, Kyōto-shi, Meiji 36 [1903] The three volumes above bring together a wonderful selection of wave and ripple designs produced by the Japanese artist […]

Hamonshu: A Japanese Book of Wave and Ripple Designs (1903)

- September 16, 2018 in best of books, best of design, best of illustration, design, japan, japanese, ocean, ripples, sea, water, waves

Hamonshū v. 1, by Mori Yūzan; Yamada Geisōdō, Kyōto-shi, Meiji 36 [1903] Hamonshū v. 2, by Mori Yūzan; Yamada Geisōdō, Kyōto-shi, Meiji 36 [1903] Hamonshū v. 3, by Mori Yūzan; Yamada Geisōdō, Kyōto-shi, Meiji 36 [1903] The three volumes above bring together a wonderful selection of wave and ripple designs produced by the Japanese artist […]

The Tragedy of the Seas (1841)

- September 11, 2018 in accidents, disaster, ocean, sea, shipwreck, water

Colourful compendium of 37 nautical catastrophes that took place in bodies of water around the world between 1803 and 1840.

The Tragedy of the Seas (1841)

- September 11, 2018 in accidents, disaster, ocean, sea, shipwreck, water

Colourful compendium of 37 nautical catastrophes that took place in bodies of water around the world between 1803 and 1840.

Ernst Haeckel’s Jellyfish

- May 31, 2018 in ernst haeckel, jellyfish, Kunstformen der Natur, ocean life, sea, villa medusa, zoology

Haeckel's stunning illustrations of medusae, in whose ethereal forms he glimpsed a reflection of his first wife, who died tragically at the age of 29.

Ernst Haeckel’s Jellyfish

- May 31, 2018 in ernst haeckel, jellyfish, Kunstformen der Natur, ocean life, sea, villa medusa, zoology

Haeckel's stunning illustrations of medusae, in whose ethereal forms he glimpsed a reflection of his first wife, who died tragically at the age of 29.

Ernst Haeckel’s Jellyfish

- May 31, 2018 in ernst haeckel, jellyfish, Kunstformen der Natur, ocean life, sea, villa medusa, zoology

Haeckel's stunning illustrations of medusae, in whose ethereal forms he glimpsed a reflection of his first wife, who died tragically at the age of 29.

Ha Bun Shu: a Japanese Book of Wave and Ripple Designs (1919)

- June 22, 2017 in design, japan, japanese, ocean, ripples, sea, water, waves

Wonderful selection of wave and ripple designs produced by the Japanese artist Mori Yuzan, which would have found their way onto swords and associated paraphernalia, as well as lacquerware, Netsuke, religious objects, and a host of other items.

Ha Bun Shu: a Japanese Book of Wave and Ripple Designs (1919)

- June 22, 2017 in design, japan, japanese, ocean, ripples, sea, water, waves

Wonderful selection of wave and ripple designs produced by the Japanese artist Mori Yuzan, which would have found their way onto swords and associated paraphernalia, as well as lacquerware, Netsuke, religious objects, and a host of other items.

Ha Bun Shu: a Japanese Book of Wave and Ripple Designs (1919)

- June 22, 2017 in design, japan, japanese, ocean, ripples, sea, water, waves

Wonderful selection of wave and ripple designs produced by the Japanese artist Mori Yuzan, which would have found their way onto swords and associated paraphernalia, as well as lacquerware, Netsuke, religious objects, and a host of other items.