WET t-shirts (original logo #3)

olimpia in wet t-shirt

$35 ($30 + $5 postage). Specify size: s, m, l or xl. Check or money order made out to “Imperfect Publishing.” Send to: Imperfect Publishing, PO Box 608, Pt. Reyes, CA 94956. Delivery in 4–6 weeks. Sorry, available in USA only.

New book


Now available at places you typically buy books. It is a complement to Wabi-Sabi: for Artists, Designers, Poets & Philosophy. It should be of interest to those with a theoretical bent.






A few ideas on the way to finished book covers.



Japan Design Close-Up (part one)


While living in Tokyo in the 1980s and early 90s, many of my friends were designers, or in design-related businesses. So publishing a newsletter about the professional world of Japanese design seemed like a reasonable thing to do. Since I had previously published a magazine with fairly high production values (WET: The Magazine of Gourmet Bathing), an eight-page black-and-white newsletter was, by contrast, elementary. All I had to do was keep my eyes and ears open for anything that might be of interest to my subscribers, mainly design practices, big and small, in the U.S. and Europe. . . .