Monday, 21 July 2014 12:26

Workwear: Uniforms of the future

Faye Toogood, Issey Miyake, Nathalie Du Pasquier, Coop Himmelb(l)au and Vivienne Westwood are among those who have designed outfits for an exhibition in Milan that speculates about the kind of jobs that we might eventually do

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For Design Museum Holon, Dutch trend-forecaster Edelkoort has curated an exhibition of work by Japanese designer Miyake and 70 others that celebrates the role of craft in contemporary design

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Monday, 27 February 2012 15:50

Shigeru Ban: the sustainable architect

Shigeru Ban has used recycled cardboard tubes, his signature material, to build everything from shelters for earthquake victims to pavilions for luxury brands.

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Friday, 05 August 2011 10:51

Profile: Issey Miyake

“I have never called myself a fashion designer,” says Issey Miyake. It sounds like a contradiction from someone who has been designing clothes for 40 years and who built Japan’s most famous fashion brand in the process. So what is he?

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Monday, 31 January 2011 16:19

Future Beauty

There's only a week left to see the Barbican's 30-year survey of Japanese fashion innovation, featuring design greats Issey Miyake, Rei Kawakubo and Yohji Yamamoto. Here's our review.

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Friday, 08 October 2010 08:16

Issue 089 out now

The November issue of icon is on sale now. Issey Miyake graces the front cover, while inside we visit BIG’s 8 House, MVRDV’s Balancing Barn and critique the Venice Architecture Biennale.

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Tokujin Yoshioka creates a snowscape of white feathers as part of the “Sensing Nature” exhibition at the Mori Art Museum in Tokyo

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Friday, 16 May 2008 09:20

Review: XXIst Century Man

Issey Miyake’s vision of the future is a dreamlike world of dragons and vacuum cleaners that defies interpretation, finds Julian Worrall.
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