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Shigetaka Kurita: Emoji
THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

On the development of emoji, from their creation by the legendary Japanese designer to their present-day global ubiquity

Pbk, 7.25 x 9 in. / 48 pgs / 35 color. | 10/24/2023 | Awaiting stock
$14.95



Shigetaka Kurita: EmojiShigetaka Kurita: Emoji

MoMA One on One Series

Published by The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
By Paul Galloway.

Created in 1998 by Shigetaka Kurita (born 1972), a young designer at the Japanese telecom company NTT DOCOMO, emoji act as the body language of online speech. Emojiótaken from the Japanese e for picture and moji for characteróbring nuance to our online interactions and are a part of the long history of improvements to human communication, from the invention of writing to the arrival of the printing press and the advent of computers. In this volume of the MoMA One on One series, collection specialist Paul Galloway traces the development of emoji from the cell phone companies and youth culture of 1990s Japan to its current status as a global phenomenon.



PUBLISHER
The Museum of Modern Art, New York

BOOK FORMAT
Paperback, 7.25 x 9 in. / 48 pgs / 35 color.

PUBLISHING STATUS
Pub Date
Forthcoming

DISTRIBUTION
D.A.P. Exclusive
Catalog: FALL 2023 p. 82   

PRODUCT DETAILS
ISBN 9781633451490 TRADE
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STATUS: Forthcoming | 10/24/2023

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