The Graphics Office has built a new online resource about Ray Komai’s cover designs for the magazine Architectural Forum: raykomai.org. This beautiful website was created using Quire, a beta set of applications from the Getty Museum in Los Angeles. The… Read More ›
The Graphics Office, the design partnership of Angela Voulangas and Doug Clouse, has a beautiful new website: thegraphicsoffice.com. There are lots of great links here, showing highlights of their many high profile exhibitions. Be sure to also visit their Research page, where… Read More ›
A new exhibition about the American designer Ray Komai opened this month in New York City at the Ildiko Butler Gallery, Fordham University at Lincoln Center, 113 West 60th St. The show is sponsored by Fordham’s Visual Arts Department and was designed by… Read More ›
Ray Komai: Design for America is now being sold at the gift store of the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles!
For more background information on Ray Komai: Design for America (now available at Amazon), listen to this fascinating 2008 interview with his sister-in-law, Kay Komai. In it she talks about growing up in California through the war years, and she describes… Read More ›
It’s here, and it’s beautiful! Ray Komai: Design for America by Doug Clouse is now live on Amazon. As we announced back in February, on the anniversary of the order allowing for the arrest and imprisonment of Japanese-Americans after the attack on… Read More ›
Today is the 75th anniversary of the signing by President Franklin Roosevelt of Executive Order 9066, which authorized the wartime relocation of people of Japanese descent away from the American west coast and into inland internment camps. Eventually, over 117,000… Read More ›