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  • The making of Kindergarten Is Too Late by Masaru Ibuka

    Overview   Process   Errata   Real life  

    Creating the cover.

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    The concept is a yes, the girl is a no.

    Looking for a girl.

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    Found.

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    But the bunny! Paint the bunny blue.

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    Make the ice cream green.

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    Placing graphics on the cover.

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    Is the title in true Japanese? It appears, it is not.

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    Double checking. Preparing a page layout.

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    Thinking on quotations.

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    No more thinking on quotes or characters from the Baby Club logo, they derive your attention from the text.

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    Colors in titles are also disruptive.

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    We want an illustration to open each chapter.

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    The artwork concept is great historical people when they were children.

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    Giving Einstein a try.

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    Einstein is a yes and a no. Need to change the artist.

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    Testing the new Einstein.

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    Come up with more role models.

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    Add Madonna as well.

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    Working on the flaps with Baby Club ads, which are essentially instructions.

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    Tying it together with the cover style.

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    Does not work. We need new pictures.

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    Ok, we need different plots.

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    A baby should not sit in a box?

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    Can't play with other kids, but with a cat?

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    Forbidden to share a box with a cat?

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    What's that? It's too confusing and needs to be in Russian.

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    The stork has missed, it's cruel.

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    Now what the stork wants?

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    Why does he have two wives?



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