Waterfall by Tokujin Yoshioka continues at Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation in Paddington, Sydney, until 17 December 2011. sherman-scaf.org.au Aesthetica Magazine We hope you enjoy reading the Aesthetica Blog, if you want to explore more of the best in contemporary arts and culture...

The Issey Miyake show was quite a performance; origami paper structures were transformed into garments in front of our eyes, followed by more evolved pieces in various fabrics and weights. For me, it was like being back at uni being taught in our first year that the best way to experiment...

Or the runway backdrop at Issey Miyake's fall menswear show. Marc, what's your next move? < Nymag> Like we weren't already jealous. Now Patrick Demarchelier has shot six of the hottest models around, along with their beautiful men for the February issue of Vogue Paris. Damn, these ladies...

Satoshi Wada x Issey Miyake Watch "W" Chronograph No stranger to refined automotive design, Japanese Audi A5 designer Satoshi Wada was recently tapped by Issey Miyake to curate a range of collaboration "W" Chronograph watches. The designer's previous portfolio definitely influences the...

Issey Miyake: An excerpt: "Always at the forefront of sartorial innovation, Yoshiyuki Miyamae of Issey Miyake launched a new textile titled "Steam Stretch," for Fall 2012. To introduce the fabrication, the designer had seamstresses bring what appeared to be formless sheaths of fabric to hang...

It all began in 1960 when Issey Miyake, a student in the graphic design department at Tama Art University, sent a letter to the World Design Conference, which was being held for the first time in Japan. The letter took issue with the fact that fashion design was not included in the event. At...

This is the latest creation of the famous Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake: ten basic two-dimensional geometric shapes that turn into structured shirts, skirts, pants and dresses. The 132 5 project was developed by the Miyake Reality Lab, a research team formed by Issey Miyake and the...

The latest contributor to the Issey Miyake watch collaborators. Japanese Audi A5 designer, Satoshi Wade delivers the "W" chronograph for Miyake's watch line. Four versions with unique faces has been developed for the project. The watches feature a quartz chrono movement but with the addition...

Just 44 years old, Tokujin Yoshioka has a heavy weight resume under his belt. Having worked for Issey Miyake and Shiro Kuramata for years, he set up his own design company in 2000 and has collaborated with Hermes, Toyota, BMW, Swaroski and many others. With works that look more like art...

"The imaginative exhibition design and abstract sculptured mannequins by Tokujin Yoshioka add another brilliant artistic dimension," Carpenter added, referring to the figures wearing the clothes at the exhibit that are artworks in themselves. Over the years, Miyake has shown a knack for...

 

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