'Personal Effects' by Hiroshi Fujiwara Explores His Favorite Items

 - Aug 8, 2009   Updated: Apr 1 2011
References: amazon.co.jp & hypebeast
Harajuku culture godfather Hiroshi Fujiwara will be releasing a book on August 27th titled 'Personal Effects.'

Published in both English and Japanese, 'Personal Effects' by Hiroshi Fujiwara will discuss his favorite personal items and their place in his life, providing an interesting view into his life.

Hiroshi Fujiwara's influence can be felt in streetwear, music, branding, and industrial design.

Implications - Consumers and the companies that hope to entice them often look to icons of design for inspiration and direction, so there is definitely something to be said about the value of a retrospective such as this when it comes to staying on top of innovation. For companies looking to define the future, there is a lot to be learned from artists who have helped shaped design and pop culture for years.