Japanese brand Comme des Garçons explored the sixth sense through photography, illustration and artwork creating an eight issues of the unstapled A3 magazine called Six. Today, Comme des Garçons has launched an iPad app fusing today’s technologies with the 1988-1991 series. The app entails highlights of the print archive, exploring photography and auditory space through parallax scrolling, puzzles and physical gesture. Intrigued? We are!
You can download the free Comme des Garçons: Moving Six iPad app here.
High fashion has to have a mystery about it. This is the next step: visual representation of the collection, purely for image. -Rei Kawakubo
The app is divided into six sections, opening with an overcast introduction followed by increasingly interactive stages. The app allows the user to tilt photos, and move about them as if they were in a 3D environment. As well as giving the viewer a more personal look at the printed magazine with a scrolling showcase of photography. The most intriguing part of the app is the ability to removed layer of the imagery exposing additional photographs underneath.