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" A few of the influences on my career so far have been Isamu Noguchi, Irving Penn, and seeing the riots of 1968 in Paris. "
" Technology allows us to do many things, but it is always important to combine it with traditional handcrafts and, in fact, use technology to replicate dying arts so that they are not lost. "
" Clothing is the closest thing to all humans. "
" I gravitated towards the field of clothing design, partly because it is a creative format that is modern and optimistic. "
" The core spirit of Pleats Please is joy, and what better emotion to wear on your skin every day? "
" Clothes should fit comfortably - not too tightly - so that you have space to move in and think freely. "
" Design is a vital component to the enrichment of our everyday lives. Japan has a very rich history and culture of design, and I feel it is a very important dialogue to open and keep evolving. "
" I tried never to be defined by my past. "
" Retire? Never! We are far too busy! "
" I never thought fashion was the job for me, because I'm Japanese. Clothes! That was a European, society thing. "
" I am not really interested in clothing as a conceptual art form. "
" I do not create a fashionable aesthetic... I create a style based on life. "
" Polyester is easy to work with and results in clothing that is well suited to the needs of a modern lifestyle. "
" I am neither a writer nor a theorist. For a person who creates things to utter too many words means to regulate himself - a frightening prospect. "
" A-POC unleashes the freedom of imagination. It's for people who are curious, who have inner energy - the energy of life and living. "
" Of course there are many ways we can reuse something. We can dye it. We can cut it. We can change the buttons. Those are other ways to make it alive. But this is a new step to use anything - hats, socks, shirts. It's the first step in the process. "
" I have worked with several dance companies. "
" The joining of the Japanese with the French should make a new movement. I think it should be good for Paris. "
" Most of us feel some kind of uncertainty, with the population increasing and resources decreasing. We have to face these issues. "
" Our goals must be to find new, environmentally-friendly ways by which to continue the art of creation, to utilize our valuable human skills, and to make things that will bring joy. "
" Everything is an experiment. "
" I sent 200, 300 of the clothes that I had made, and the dancers chose what they liked. "
" My generation in Japan lived in limbo. We dreamed between two worlds. "
" To be honest, I think we should find first the possibility to make it. Research is first - if you're not interested, you never can find something. Many things happen from forgotten machines - ones that are no longer used. "
" I love to be free to explore, research, and evolve. "
" All of my work stems from the simplest of ideas that go back to the earliest civilizations: making clothing from one piece of cloth. It is my touchstone. "
" We have to keep a very tight check on quality. "
" Well, what I'm doing is really clothing. I'm not doing sculpture. "
" Even when I work with computers, with high technology, I always try to put in the touch of the hand. "
" With imagination and personal creativity, people who sew can design the way they look to suit themselves. "
" Design is not for philosophy it's for life. "