Vol.77 Behind the Filmmaking issue

Vol.77 Behind the Filmmaking issue

Here at +81, we have done the issues that related the motion pictures several times in the past, but this marks our first time addressing all realms of creativity linked to films. Movies have become a massive entertainment industry over the course of the 120 years since the birth of the ...

Sep 11, 2017

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Vol.76 Comme des Garçons issue

Vol.76 Comme des Garçons issue

We have devoted this entire issue to the creativity of Comme des Garçons, offering our own distinctive introduction to the entrancingly innovative visual world of her iconic DMs, ad imagery, and of course the Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between exhibition ...

Jun 12, 2017

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Vol.75 Japan Graphics issue

Vol.75 Japan Graphics issue

In recent years we have seen several instances where it seemed as if there was a distrust or doubt towards graphic design, so we can’ t help but feel there is a sort of disillusionment with design in the world today. We at +81 have watched over visual cultures in Japan and the rest...

Mar 10, 2017

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Vol.74 Local Branding issue

Vol.74 Local Branding issue

In our third-ever branding special we give center stage to the oh-so distinctive visual identities one often finds gracing the logos, signage, packaging, shopping bags, print media, websites, and decor of smaller galleries, shops, hotels, restaurants, cafes, web media, and other local bu...

Dec 12, 2016

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Vol.73 Music Creatives issue

Vol.73 Music Creatives issue

Ever since our first issue in September 1997, we at +81 have featured graphic design, music, fashion, art, photography, film, and all other manners of creative scenes from around the world. As this issue marks our 20th anniversary, we are revisiting music-related creativity, which was ou...

Sep 12, 2016

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Vol.72 Tokyo Community Spaces issue

Vol.72 Tokyo Community Spaces issue

This is our first look at some of the many minimal yet innovative concept stores and community spaces where the location itself has become a medium for creation. The issue will be a +81 guide to 47 creative spaces on all shapes and sizes in Tokyo.   The first of the ...

Jun 10, 2016

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Vol.71 On Photography issue

Vol.71 On Photography issue

In this issue we interview with professionals involved with photography such as gallery owner, curator, event director, publisher, and agency. We hope to explore photography from not only a visual standpoint, but also present a multifaceted consideration of it as an artform.  ...

Mar 10, 2016

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Vol.70 Brand Architecture issue

Vol.70 Brand Architecture issue

+81 Vol.67 Global Creative Strategy is followed by this issue entitled Brand Architecture. This time around we have chosen to focus on the methods of strategic brand building developed by companies and brands that have successfully expanded their business across the globe. This issue fea...

Dec 10, 2015

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Vol.69 Street Creative Culture issue

Vol.69 Street Creative Culture issue

This is the first issue of +81 to be entirely devoted to creations born of the unique cultures and scenes of the street. We’ve gathered a lineup of incomparable figures who have been massive influences on the scene all the way from 80s and 90s up today for an issue that captures th...

Sep 10, 2015

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Vol.68 Graphical Visual Impact issue

Vol.68 Graphical Visual Impact issue

In this issue, we introduce that some of the most fresh and in-tune creators in the mid-twenties to mid-thirties mainly focusing on graphic design, graphic art, and street art. Though their method of presentation may differ, we focused on the striking visuals they produce. ...

Jun 10, 2015

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