I recently posted a Japanese gaming magazine from 1983 via archive.org, and now I have something cool for you designers out there: Shin-Bijutsukai Magazine, “the new monthly magazine of various designs by the famous artists of to-day,” from the early 1900s. This bound compilation of the issues of this magazine are absolutely gorgeous… I would love to recreate some of these works if I ever have the time.
Here are a few of the pieces that stood out to me:
There are a ton in the downloadable PDF for you to take a look at as well. I hope you enjoy the artwork as much as I do!
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