132 5. by Issey Miyake

132 5. by Issey Miyaki

Inspired by the work of computer scientist Jun Mitani, who creates three-dimensional structures with smoothly curved surfaces by folding flat materials, Issey Miyake has designed 132 5. a range of clothing that expand from two-dimensional geometric shapes into structured shirts, skirts, pants and dresses.

132 5. by Issey Miyaki

132 5. by Issey Miyaki

The project was undertaken by Miyake’s R & D team at Reality Lab, formed by Miyake, textile engineer Manabu Kikuchi and pattern engineer Sachinko Yamamoto. The 132 5. flagship store has been designed by Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto and will open this autumn.

Via Dezeen.

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