5 ways to bring Japanese design into your Design

I would like to share the ways in which you can use Japenese Design while designing your work as all Graphic Design Institute New Delhi, Delhi is using them in their modules.

1. Wabi-Sabi and Japanese minimalism :

Do it as Marie Kondo does, and get rid of anything that is unnecessary. Wabi-Sabi is a worldview centered on accepting imperfection from Zen Buddhism and Chinese Taoism in traditional Japanese aesthetics.

Basically, in the imperfect, it discovers happiness and gets rid of everything that does not spark happiness.

While Wabi-Sabi has much in common with modernism, it is more intuitive, asymmetric, hot, and fluid. This technique attempts to maintain a design’s essence without losing the poetry. Clean, though not sterile. Simple yet intelligent.

Try to bring your branding, logo, packaging, website and more to Japanese minimalism.

2.Natural Motion:

Many of Japan’s oldest wood print blocks demonstrate nature and how the world is constantly changing and moving. This sense of continuity has been transformed into modern manga and bright packaging.

3. Nature:

With striking (and daunting) natural characteristics such as earthquakes, volcanoes, and typhoons, Japanese culture is environmentally conscious. The Japanese people like no one else celebrate nature and the seasons. This impact has also resulted in creative alternatives to design. Borrows architectural design from components such as wood and stone. Nature makes its way into packaging material in graphic design, natural illustrations, and color palettes of an earth tone.


Japanese design is very geometric, as forms have a much greater cultural significance. Squares and rectangles represent artificial forms not often found in nature and are often used to create the outline of the kimonos, lacquer boxes, chests, screens, and some ceramics. Curves and circles arc represents intuition and inspiration.


Japanese typography, with more than 2,000 characters to write and three distinct scripts, is much more complicated than the Western alphabet. In Japanese design, no wonder calligraphy plays such a huge role — drawing letters is a form of art in itself. In a combination of three fundamental scripts, Modern Japanese is written: Kanji (Chinese ideographic symbols) and Hiragana and Katakana (phonetic symbols). As a result, Japanese has a limited amount of fonts, and it is very common for any design project to customize typography.

Japanese design has innumerable different styles and visual techniques, and it is impossible to name all of them. They each have something very fluid and natural about them, which means that the rules can be bent at all times. This is why Japanese art is still influencing design today. These techniques are being taught in Graphic Design courses in Delhi.

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