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ELTTOB TEP ISSEY MIYAKE / SEMBA
IKKO TANAKA ISSEY MIYAKE No.3 Release

The collection featuring motifs from the works of Ikko Tanaka, the renowned graphic designer who had a major impact on the history of design around the world, has been released.

ELTTOB TEP ISSEY MIYAKE / SEMBA
ELTTOB TEP ISSEY MIYAKE / SEMBA
ELTTOB TEP ISSEY MIYAKE / SEMBA
ELTTOB TEP ISSEY MIYAKE / SEMBA

WORK Series

Gradation Series (letters and characters)

A series that uses a single hiragana character or a letter of the alphabet as the motif. The letters and characters are likened to geometric shapes such as a circle and square, and movement is added by using grainy gradations effectively. “Work: I” reflects the pursuit of the letter’s shape itself, while “Work: tsu” makes us imagine the trail that is left in writing the character.

Work: Q Series

This series uses the alphabet “Q” as the motif, and shows how the letter begins to move on the screen, turns into a cylinder, then to a sphere, transforming into various different shapes in each differently numbered work. The two pieces of work shown here feature a contrast of vivid primary colors being defined by black, and sometimes by a little bit of white that is used in some works. This color composition resonates with the formative design to produce effects exceeding those of the number of colors actually used.

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