Issey Miyake, a Japanese fashion designer, has died at the age of 84.

Japanese designer Issey Miyake has passed away after a long battle with cancer.

Miyake's origami-like pleats transformed usually crass polyester into chic apparel.

Miyake is a designer who prefers to work with a single piece of cloth, rather than following trends.

This artist takes inspiration from a variety of cultures and societal motifs, as well as everyday items.

Yoko Ono was an artist who collaborated with other artists to create psychedelic images.

Yoko Ono collaborated with many different types of artists.

Miyake was a Japanese designer who designed the official Olympic uniform for Lithuania in 1992.

Miyake was a pioneer in gender roles, sending the message that garments must be comfortable and express the natural beauty of real people.

Miyake had a private funeral and no other ceremonies will be held in accordance with his wishes.