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Issey Miyake is a Japanese fashion designer born in Hiroshima, Japan in 1938. He studied graphic design at Tama Art University in Tokyo and graduated in 1965. He went straight to Paris after his studies, where he trained at the Chambre Syndicale de la Hau
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Issey Miyake: Japanese fashion designer best known for combining Eastern and Western elements in his work. Miyake studied graphic design at Tokyo’s Tama Art University, and after graduation...