Stunning woodcut prints of Kawanishi Hide (1894 - 1965)

"Kawanishi Hide (川西英) was born and worked in Kobe, an international port city that inspired much of his subject matter. He was employed as a postmaster, but his ancestors were merchants, particularly traders in sake, mirin, and shochu, which they transported to Tokyo in their fleet of ships. Kawanishi's family opposed his becoming involved in painting and printmaking.

A self-taught artist, Kawanishi started painting in oils, but turned to woodblock printmaking after seeing a print by Yamamoto Kanae (A small bay in Brittany) displayed in a shop window in Osaka..." Rest of biography here

Sources:
BA Lampman blog 
Gurafiku blog 
My Japan pinterest board 


Herman Miller Fold-Out Brochures

"A series of fold-out product brochures for: Textiles, Furniture for the Bedroom, Office Groups, Multiple Seating, Steelframe Seating, A Comprehensive Storage System for the Home (CSS), Eames Lounge Chair, Aluminum Group, A Comprehensive Storage System for the Office (CSS), Eames Chairs for the Home, Eames Chairs for the Office, and Herman Miller Inc."

1960 | Irving Harper, Don Ervin, Tony Zamora, Dick Schiffer, associates at George Nelson's office

Found here