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Issey miyake

  1. 1. I s s e y M i y a k e —T h e b e a u t y o f lif e
  2. 2. I s s e y M iy a k e —T h e b e a u t y Issey Miyakeif e in 1938. o f l was born He trained as a graphic designer in Tokyo and subsequently went to Paris, where he studied couture. In New York he learned about ready-to-wear and showed his first collection in 1971. Since 1973, he’s presented his own collections around the world. Issey Miyake was raised in Hiroshima after World War II. He was exposed to the horrors of was and ideals of national regeneration.
  3. 3. I s s e y M i y a k e —T h e b e a u t y o f lif eMiyake’s early works were strongly influenced by Japanese tradition.Source: Issey Miyake & Miyake Design Studio 1970-1985 (in Japanese)
  4. 4. I s s e y M i y a k e —T h e b e a u t y o f lif eA Piece of Cloth (1976)‘The cut of a Western garment is determined by the body, Japanese one by the fabric.’ -- by Issey Miyake‘Issey Miyake has taught us this essential truth: that clothing is made of a single piece of cloth enveloping a moving body.’—by Arata IsozakiSource: Issey Miyake Making Things (p33)
  5. 5. I s s e y M i y a k e —T h e b e a u t y o f lif ePlastic Body (1980)Miyake bustiers have become a fashion milestone.Source : Fashion (big photo) 12 Japanese masters
  6. 6. Is s e y M iy a k e — The b e a u ty o f lif eRattan Body (1982)Purely futuristic rattan bodices reminiscent of samurai armor.Source: 12 Japanese Masters
  7. 7. Is s e y M iy a k e —The b e a u ty o f lif eA creation which reveals its beauty not by accentuating the body but by the movement of the fabric: Issey Miyake 1983Source: Fashion
  8. 8. I s s e y M i y a k e —T h e b e a u t y o f lif eThe Pleats was the principal element of the Issey Miyake collection of 1988. It was not until 1993 that the Pleats Please Issey Miyake line of practical, comfortable, playful clothes was launched commercially.Dancers from the Frankfurt Ballet in Pleats, 1991Source: Issey Miyake Making Things (p24-25)
  9. 9. I s s e y M i y a k e —T h e b e a u t y o f lif eMiyake’s featherlight, machine washable, non-crease polyester ‘Pleats Please’ line, introduced in 1993, was an instant success and proved to ideal for traveling.Source : 20th CenturyFashion (p255) Spring/Summer 1994
  10. 10. Is s e y M iy a k e — The b e a u ty o f lif eLantern procession: every movement brings delicate animation to these cleverly pleated dresses from Issey’s Flying saucer collection of 1992, so reminiscent of childhood lanterns.Source : Fashion The Century of the Designer 1900-1999
  11. 11. Is s e y M iy a k e Bouncing dress Spring/summer collection 1994—T h e b e a u t y o f lif e Shell(1994) Source: 12 Japanese Masters
  12. 12. Is s e y M iy a k e —The b e a u ty o f lif eGuest artist series 1996Work with Yasumasa MorimuraSource: Fashion
  13. 13. I s s e y M i y a k e —T h e b e a u t y o f lif eTextiles by Makiko Minagawa1984 and 1987Source : Issey Miyake Making Things (p44)
  14. 14. Is s e y M iy a k e — The b e a u ty o f lif eA new developmentMiyake took motifs from the arts, then his creation became artworks themselves.Source: Fashion
  15. 15. Is s e yM i y a k e —T h e b e a u ty o f lif e• Green QueenA-POC 1999Source: Radical Fashion(p117)
  16. 16. I s s e y M i y a k e —T h e b e a u t y o f lif e ‘Just before’ and ‘A-POC King & Queen’ Issey Miyake making things.(2000)Source : Radical Fashion (p114-115)
  17. 17. Is s e y M iy a k e —Th e b e a u ty o f lif e A-POC One Piece (2001)Source: Radical Fashion (p113)
  18. 18. Is s e y M iy a k e—T h e b e a u t y o f lif ePleats Please promotional images(2000-2001)Source: 12 Japanese Masters
  19. 19. Is s e y M iy a k e — The b e a u ty o f lif eTorrents (crushing technique), autumn/winter collection 1992Source : Issey Miyake Making Things
  20. 20. I s s e y M i y a k e —T h e b e a u t y o f lif ePapier de Bonbon (crumpling and press technique), spring/summer collection 1992Source : Issey Miyake Making Things
  21. 21. I s s e y M i y a k e —T h e b e a u t y o f lif eDunes (Shrinking technique), spring/summer collection 1998Source : Issey Miyake Making Things
  22. 22. Is s e y M iy a k e — The b e a u ty o f lif eTwist (twisting technique), spring/summer collection 1992Source : Issey Miyake MakingThings
  23. 23. Is s e y M iy a k e—T h e b e a u t y o f lif e• Tubed veil (partial shrinking technique), spring/summer collectionSource : Issey Miyake Making Things
  24. 24. Is s e yM i y a k e —T h e b e a u ty o f lif eJust before (clothes produced from a tube of knit), spring/summer collection 1998Source : Issey Miyake Making Things
  25. 25. I s s e y M i y a k e —T h e b e a u t y o f lif eStarburst (pressing technique), autumn/winter collection 1998Source : Issey Miyake Making Things
  26. 26. I s s e y M i y a k e —T h e b e a u t yReference: o f lif eHerve,Chandes. (editor) (1999). Issey Miyake Making Things, Zurich-Berlin- New York: Fondation Cartier pour I’art Contempotain.Issey Miyake & Miyake Design Studio 1970-1985 (in Japanese)Saiki, Maggie Kinser. (2002). 12 Japanese Masters, New York: Graphis Inc.Wilcox, Claire. (2001). Radical Fashion. London : V&A Publics.Seeling, Charlotte. 1999: Fashion - The Century of the designer 1900-1999. Spain: Könemann Verlagsgesellschaft mbH.Mendes, Valerie .1999: 20th Century Fashion. London: Thames & HudsonP255
  27. 27. I s s e y M i y a k e —T h e b e a u t y o f lif eY ou have to put life into your work. T he‘beauty of life’, which is most appropriate.A ssociated with a slightly daring sort ofhumor! by I ssey M iyake

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