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Creativity Is Born: Issey Miyake & Reality Lab

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  • Publisher: PIE International
  • Pages: 112
  • Illustrations: Full color throughout
  • Dimensions: 8 4/5'' x 11 7/10''
  • Format: Paperback
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  • ISBN: 9784756247926



By Sanae Shimizu

Featured in the exhibition Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology at The Met, the groundbreaking designer Issey Miyake (Japanese, born 1938) is renowned for his cutting-edge fashions. This 112-page bilingual guide (Japanese/English) focuses on Miyake's innovative fashion brand 132 5. as well as on his extended project of interior lighting products, introducing the designer's work in an accessible, portable format.

The book presents the 132 5. ISSEY MIYAKE brand concept, followed by 10 patterns from this fashion line, which are accompanied by development sketches and examples of the finished pieces. The brand concept with Miyake's words and photographs by Nobuyoshi Araki are also included, making this title a treasured resource for fans.

Available first in the U.S. at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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