Why Issey Miyake Was Steve Jobs’s Favorite Designer

Little wonder, really, that Issey Miyake was Steve Jobs’s favorite designer.

The man behind Mr. Jobs’s personal uniform of black mock turtlenecks, who died on Aug. 5 at age 84, was a pioneer in all sorts of ways — the first foreign designer to show at Paris Fashion Week (in April 1974), among the first designers to collaborate with artists…