KOIKE, K: Issey Miyake (Bilingual Edition)

Book cover. Issey Miyake (Bilingual Edition)Koike, Kazuko. Issey Miyake (Bilingual Edition). Taschen. ISBN: 9783836555227. Unmarked. Bumped edges. Very Good. Hardcover. (#30644) $65.00

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Text in English and Japanese.

Illustrated throughout. Measures 12 inches square. 510p.

This definitive history of Miyake’s clothes offers expert insight into the designer’s vision and daring. Stunning photographs from Miyake’s contemporary Yuriko Takagi capture his clothes in their particular quotidian originality, including a breathtaking shoot in Iceland. In her far-reaching essay, meanwhile, leading cultural figure Kazuko Koike offers both a complete chronology of Miyake’s work, and an unprecedented personal profile.

MURAKAMI, H: FuwaFuwa (Fluffy). Nuno Corporation

 FuwaFuwa (Fluffy). Nuno Corporation, book coverMurakami, Haruki. FuwaFuwa (Fluffy). Nuno Corporation, 1998. Unmarked. Very Good. Hardcover. (#29043)

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Text in English and Japanese. Beautiful illustrations. Includes an essay and sections on furry weaves, double cloth, and pleated cloth. Illustrated end papers and color plates. 44p. Measures 8.75×10 inches.

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TSUTSUI, T: KiraKira (Glitter), Nuno Corporation

KiraKira (Glitter), Nuno Corporation, book coverTsutsui, Tomomi. KiraKira (Glitter). Nuno Corporation, 1999. Unmarked. Very Good. Hardcover. (#29042)

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Laminated cover. Illustrated end papers and color plates. 50p. Measures 8.75×10 inches. Text in English and Japanese. Beautiful illustrations. Includes an essay titled Moody Mercury and an index on Lame, pleats, foil, spattering, and metallics.

KiraKira (Glitter), Nuno Corporation, inside plate