Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Dat 2014: The Year of the Dog!







Granddog, Laker: photo. junk mail collage & digital.













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You probably know, 2018 is the Year of the Dog!
 I was reminded by these Japanese artist's new years cards ...
there's something for almost every taste.
 I thought you might enjoy them too?

1.

Illustrator and designer Mayo’s retro-inspired New Year’s card


2.
Illustrator Senraku created this colorful version of a komainu, the lion-dog guardian deity  



3.
Simple but cute. From Pompette, the creators of Nihongo Flashcard


4.

Created by the designer Mikiji, this card folds up to resemble a minimal dog. Do you see it?

5.












The Tokyo-based photographer Irwin Wong and his team always creates over-the-top movie-poster-inspired cards.


6.


MUJI surprised with a lovely, minimal illustration of a dog wagging its tail



7.

a calming and peaceful illustration from sakki


8.
 designer/artist Yasuhiro Suzuki created this simple adorable illustration of a person diving into the whirlpool tail of a shiba



9.


an anime-inspired nengajo, this one is from illustrator LAM

10.



Naho Ogawa, created this howling card illustration.






If you can spare a minute, maybe tell me your favorite?
For extra credit, can you guess my favorite?
If you can't or don't want to leave a blog comment ...
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A smile for Tuesday ...









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