Issey Miyake (born 22 April 1938) is a Japanese fashion designer. He is known for his technology-driven clothing designs, exhibitions and fragrances.
Miyake was born 22 April 1938 in Hiroshima, Japan. As a seven year-old, he witnessed and survived the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. He studied graphic design at the Tama Art University in Tokyo, graduating in 1964. ... more »
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''Design is not for philosophyit's for life.''Issey Miyake (b. 1939), Japanese fashion designer. International Herald Tribune (Paris, March 23, 1992).