A Dictionary of Color Combinations vol.2

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Design, fashion, interior design, illustration...  Useful in various scenes! Long-awaited continuation of the collection of good old Japanese color schemes!

Color Scheme Encyclopedia: Colors of the Taisho and Showa Periods", a reprint of the first Japanese color scheme book by painter Sanzo Wada, has been highly acclaimed overseas as "a wonderful source of inspiration, fascinating with colors that I did not even know existed" (Die Ziet, Germany), and became a long seller.
This follow-up book reprints Sanzo Wada's "Color Scheme General Book B" (1934-10) and "Collection of 500 New Designs" (1938). In addition to 72 patterns of polychromatic color schemes inspired by the Japanese seasons, the book presents 161 examples of color schemes from clothing, interior design, graphic design, and other fields from the early Showa period. Design, fashion, interior design, illustration, photography, writing... This book is useful for all creative work.

Sanzo Wada
In the early Showa period (1926-1989), he focused on the importance of color and established the Japan Standard Color Association (now the Japan Color Research Institute). He left a significant mark on color research. He is also known as a Western-style painter and is active in multiple fields, including film, stage design, and fashion design, and won the Academy Award for Best Costume Design in 1954 for "Hell Gate. He is a Person of Cultural Merit.

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