2018∙01∙10 | PLEATS PLEASE ISSEY MIYAKE

IKKO TANAKA ISSEY MIYAKE No.3:
me ISSEY MIYAKE / AOYAMA GALLERY

A new series featuring works by graphic designer Ikko Tanaka has been released in advance on the second floor of me ISSEY MIYAKE / AOYAMA. Be sure to drop by.

me ISSEY MIYAKE / AOYAMA GALLERY
me ISSEY MIYAKE / AOYAMA GALLERY
Photo: me ISSEY MIYAKE / AOYAMA 2F

A third collection featuring works by graphic designer Ikko Tanaka has been released. This series was first launched in 2016 to express respect for Tanaka's work and gratitude for the inspiration that he has provided for ISSEY MIYAKE's own pieces.

While the series remains faithful to Tanaka's use of color, it does not merely use his works as a pattern. The aim is to create a garments with vibrant energy, whose appeal grows when they take on the three-dimensional shape that occurs during wear. The motifs for this collection were selected from three of Tanaka's series: "Gradation (font)", "Work Q" and "Rope". The focus was on simple designs with the image of "motion" that Tanaka's works exude, and how the fabric flows as the body moves.
Tanaka is constantly seeking to create forms with new value. He aims to create powerful works that will show people how design should be and how much fun design can be. IKKO TANAKA ISSEY MIYAKE is created from that unchanging approach to design.

 

Special site has been launched

A fun special website for the IKKO TANAKA ISSEY MIYAKE No. 3 series, with information on the series and the design of each product. Click the link below to access it.

STORES

From January 6 (Sat):
Advance release of "WORK" series
me ISSEY MIYAKE / AOYAMA

From February 1 (Thu): "WORK" series
PLEATS PLEASE ISSEY MIYAKE / AOYAMA
PLEATS PLEASE ISSEY MIYAKE / ROPPONGI
ISSEY MIYAKE GINZA / OMOTE
ELTTOB TEP ISSEY MIYAKE / SEMBA

February 10 (Sat) - 18 (Sun): "WORK" series
GINZA SIX, 6F Ginza T-site

From March 1 (Thu): "ROPE" series
me ISSEY MIYAKE /AOYAMA

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