Hand-crafted cashmere, printed with rollers, paintbrushes and airbrushes. Multilayer scarves, enchanting and ornamental. Dense and sometimes dark colours. Marvellous accessories and inspiring fragrances. Issey Miyake is all this, and much more. The Japanese brand also researches new materials, futuristic technologies, and has produced ambitious projects like the BaoBao line of bags and accessories, which pays homage to Frank O. Gehry's futuristic design of the Guggenheim Museum of Bilbao.