Through the Looking-Glass by Sumie Nagatani

Prints

Each poster is hand-printed and handled, to make sure that only the highest quality is offered and sent out. The matte paper and high quality of inks make for a vibrant image which looks great both framed, and au-naturel. Printed in Los Angeles, CA, on Epson Enhanced Matte Paper, heavyweight stock, high color gamut, using Epson UltraChrome HDR ink-jet technology. Framed posters offer the same, museum-quality printed poster, but wrapped in a protective black frame. The frame is lightweight and includes a shatter-resistant acrylite front protector, so it won't break in the mail. International orders may be subject to customs duties & taxes.

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Design By: Sumie Nagatani
Sumie Nagatani is an art director, designer and creative person from Shiga, Japan. After being raised in both of her parents’ home country Peru and Japan, she moved to Hawai‘i where she earned her BFA in Graphic Design and minor in Hospitality and Tourism Management from Brigham Young University - Hawaii. She currently resides in Yokohama, Japan.
Design By: Sumie Nagatani
Sumie Nagatani is an art director, designer and creative person from Shiga, Japan. After being raised in both of her parents’ home country Peru and Japan, she moved to Hawai‘i where she earned her BFA in Graphic Design and minor in Hospitality and Tourism Management from Brigham Young University - Hawaii. She currently resides in Yokohama, Japan.
Artist Statement

I focused on showing the whimsical world of the story by distorting some typography and the chess board back ground, but tried to maintain order at the same time by using bold lines and shapes. The pawn and the queen piece are the same size, symbolizing how Alice had the potential to become the queen through her journey and actually becoming one. I used that negative space of the two pieces as an outer frame of the mirror that is showing the "real world", but then the cat is upside down. So there is still a confusion of which one is real and which one is not, as the last part of the book implies how life might be all about just a dream. - Sumie Nagatani