ISSEY MIYAKE INC.

IN-EI ISSEY MIYAKE Receives Italy's ADI Compasso d'Oro Award

IN-EI ISSEY MIYAKE has won Italy's ADI Compasso d'Oro award, an internationally known design award with the longest history of its kind in Europe, for lighting equipment developed by ISSEY MIYAKE + Reality Lab and manufactured by Artemide. The award ceremony, the 23rd in the award's history, was held on May 28 in Milan, recognizing IN-EI "for having mixed tradition and modernity in an essential object, technologically advanced, but at the same time poetic." This award, which follows on the heels of last year's iF Product Design Award, Red Dot Product Design Award, and Good Design Gold Award, is a recognition of note in the world of industrial design.

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IN-EI ISSEY MIYAKE : CONCEPT

Using fabric made from improved recycled polyester fiber and forms developed by applying three-dimensional mathematical principles, the new 132 5. ISSEY MIYAKE clothes were born in autumn 2010.

 In the development process of the 132 5. ISSEY MIYAKE project, attempts to explore design from a broader viewpoint - not just limited to clothing - evolved into the IN-EI ISSEY MIYAKE lighting products. The production of the lighting products involved not only the latest technology, but also the work by human hands. And, at the base of the products' concept is the traditional Japanese esthetics about the relationship between light and shadow (in-ei). The three-dimensional form concept developed by 132 5. ISSEY MIYAKE was used in creating the lampshades, and the original material with excellent shape retention and light transmission qualities was developed.

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