Fashion and pandemics – living in a world that never ends

22 Apr, 2020

The original text was written in Japanese and published in FASHIONSNAP.COM on April 22, 2020. This post is translated from the original article. Photo © State Library of Queensland, Australia   INFECTIOUS DIESEASES AND FASHION   In the 17th century, the philosopher and mathematician Blaise …

FASHION, DISCRETIZED HUMAN AND ITS MODALITY #6 – Resisting the world of discretization

20 Oct, 2019

The original text was written in Japanese and published in EKRITS.JP on October 20, 2016.  This post is translated from the 6th section of the original article.   RESISTING THE WORLD OF DISCRETIZATION Fashion design by AI is already in development. The discrete mesh that dissects reality will b …

FASHION, DISCRETIZED HUMAN AND ITS MODALITY #5 – Enabling “The Fashion System” with big data and A.I

20 Oct, 2019

The original text was written in Japanese and published in EKRITS.JP on October 20, 2016.  This post is translated from the 5th section of the original article.   ENABLING “THE FASHION SYSTEM” WITH BIG DATA AND A.I. How can we analyze this design scope of fashion that keeps changing? Roland Bar …

FASHION, DISCRETIZED HUMAN AND ITS MODALITY #4 – Fashion, Religion, and Virus

20 Oct, 2019

The original text was written in Japanese and published in EKRITS.JP on October 20, 2016.  This post is translated from the 4th section of the original article.   FASHION, RELIGION, AND VIRUS Cristóbal Balenciaga, the successful fashion designer of the 20th century left the following words. “A …

FASHION, DISCRETIZED HUMAN AND ITS MODALITY #3 – From Mode, to Code

20 Oct, 2019

The original text was written in Japanese and published in EKRITS.JP on October 20, 2016.  This post is translated from the 3rd section of the original article.   FROM MODE, TO CODE Just like the term “design”, the term “fashion” is also heavily used every day without a concrete definition. How …

FASHION, DISCRETIZED HUMAN AND ITS MODALITY #2 – Designing nearby, Designing In-distance

20 Oct, 2019

The original text was written in Japanese and published in EKRITS.JP on October 20, 2016.  This post is translated from the 2nd section of the original article.   DESIGNING NEARBY, DESIGNING IN-DISTANCE Architect Arata Isozaki 1)Arata Isozaki / 磯崎新 (1931 – ) is one of the most important a …

FASHION, DISCRETIZED HUMAN AND ITS MODALITY #1 – Fashion to create “New Human Beings”

20 Oct, 2019

The original text was written in Japanese and published in EKRITS.JP on October 20, 2016. This post is the 1st section of the original article.   What is the scope of the “fashion” design? Fashion was a revolutionary device for hacking the world where people viewed people as symbols and signs w …

THE END OF “HEISEI” AND THE BEGINNING OF “REIWA”. THE BIRTH OF “CONTEMPORARY FASHION” AND “MACROSCOPIC FASHION DESIGN”

01 May, 2019

  The original text of this article was published in Japanese on April 26, 2019 on fashionsnap.com. on fashionsnap.com on April 24, 2019.   April 2019. The era of “Heisei” is coming to its end as the world’s women’s fashion week go toward the direction of the next season. We want to look b …