1. About Gurafiku

    Gurafiku: Japanese Graphic Design is a blog started in 2009 by graphic designer, Ryan Hageman, dedicated to the history of Japanese graphic design, seeking to lift the barrier of language, and present the graphic design of Japan to an international audience.

    Gurafiku has been featured on Dwell, UnderConsideration, Coudal, and ISO50. It has also been used as an answer on Yahoo!Answers.


    Gurafiku is in the process of creating an expanding list of resources concerning the research, promotion, and preservation of Japanese graphic design. If you have any suggestions, please let us know.


    Come across an interesting piece of Japanese graphic design, or would like to share some work of your own? Gurafiku maintains a strong presence on both Facebook and Twitter, so feel free to leave a comment or send a message.

    Gurafiku does it’s best to clearly attribute the designer and year of each artwork, but sometimes this information is not easily available. If you find a mistake, or can help provide any missing information, please get in touch.

    All inquiries can be sent to gurafiku@ryanhageman.com.