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Summary

Issey Miyake (born in Hiroshima, Japan) is a famous Designer from Japan, he is 82 years old and still alive, born April 22, 1935.

Biography

Issey Miyake is a Japanese fashion designer known for his technically and artistically advanced garments and their perfumes.

Having trained as a graphic designer in Tokyo Miyake worked in New York and Paris, but eventually began to focus on the clothes. 1970 he founded the fashion house in his own name. Miyake began early experiment with different plisserings and compression molding techniques, which he used to create intricately designed garments with a strong avant-garde feel. His style was marked from the beginning of a close relationship with contemporary art, both in clothes and fashion shows. 1992 launched his first perfume, L'Eau d'Issey.

Nowadays, Dai Fujiwara has taken over as the leader of the fashion house, but Miyake himself engaged in other projects in fashion and design.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac taurus, who is known for Security, Subtle strength, Appreciation, Instruction, Patience. Our collection contains 18 quotes who is written / told by Issey, under the main topics: Computers, Design.

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Famous quotes by Issey Miyake (18)


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"Even when I work with computers, with high technology, I always try to put in the touch of the hand"
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"Of course there are many ways we can reuse something. We can dye it. We can cut it. We can change the buttons. Those are other ways to make it alive. But this is a new step to use anything - hats, socks, shirts. It's the first step in the process"
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"A great thing happening now in art is that artists are using the figure, the body, clothing, life"
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"Design is not for philosophy it's for life"
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"By the way, Marilyn Monroe was a size 14"
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"Well, what I'm doing is really clothing. I'm not doing sculpture"
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"I sent 200, 300 of the clothes that I had made, and the dancers chose what they liked"
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"From the beginning I thought about working with the body in movement, the space between the body and clothes. I wanted the clothes to move when people moved. The clothes are also for people to dance or laugh"
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"The purpose - where I start - is the idea of use. It is not recycling, it's reuse"
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"I very much like dance and dancers"
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"Design is not for philosophy it's for life"
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"To be honest, I think we should find first the possibility to make it. Research is first - if you're not interested, you never can find something. Many things happen from forgotten machines - ones that are no longer used"
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"One of my assistants found this old German machine. It was originally used to make underwear. Like Chanel, who started with underwear fabric - jerseys - we used the machine that made underwear to make something else"
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"I have worked with several dance companies"
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"You see it in the many bouncing clothes that are not just pleats. To make them, two or three people twist them - twist, twist, twist the pleats, sometimes three or four persons twist together and put it all in the machine to cook it"
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"I started to work with cotton fabrics. I used cotton because it's easy to work with, to wash, to take care of, to wear if it's warm or cold. It's great. That was the start"
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"We can also cut by heat - heat punch. And we also can cut by cold - extreme cold. When you cut with heat, it makes a mark. With cold, no mark. It depends on the fabric"
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"Many people will say, well, clothes should be worn; but I think people can look at them in public, like seeing a film. I think museum exhibitions are very important"


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