Cover of the book

Ise Jingu and the Origins of Japan – book design

Ise Jingu and the Origins of Japan:本のデザイン

A book by photographer Miori Inata, who spent 10 years photographing Ise Jingu, the main Shinto shrine in Japan、 and its 20-year cycle of renewal. The book was also given as a gift to attendees at the 2016 G7 summit. Published by Shogakkan.
伊勢神宮を10年以上にわたり撮影し続ける写真家・稲田美織氏が海外向けに日本の原点「伊勢神宮」について書き下ろした写真読本。欧米人エディターとデザイナーが編集した英語版。日本古来の循環・共生思想を解説。小学館発行。

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A four-page spread

Miori Inata's photos of Ise Jingu through the seasons in a fold-out 4-page spread.
4ページの折りたたみ見開きで、稲田美織の四季折々で伊勢神宮の写真。

Details of the text
A photo spread

A page with titling and text, and a photo spread.
章のタイトルとテキスト、写真の見開き。