07-jan2021

The fabric portfolio by Ryo Yamada

Ryo Yamada, JapaneseFinalist, ITS 2005 – Fashion His entire portfolio was made of printed pages of fabric. Brilliant sense of humour, always smiling, self-confident. Great career in denim, he is design concept director for Hilfiger Man.

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THE STEPS LEADING TO ITS ARCADEMY

Yukika Saito, JapanFinalist, ITS 2019 – Fashion Great sustainable approach: used literally EVERYTHING that Diesel sent her, including the packaging of the materials. She applied multiple times in the past, made it to the finals at the third attempt.

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HIGHWAY TO ITS ARCADEMY

Frauke Thielking, GermanyFinalist, ITS 2009 – Photography Terrific, one-of-a-kind sense of humour. A brilliant perspective on photography. Unordinary shots from a unique mind. Delirious emails that would always bring a smile to our face!

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Before Peter Pilotto

Christopher de Vos, one half of the Peter Pilotto design duo, presenting his collection as a finalist at ITS 2005. Peter Pilotto was a finalist the year before, at ITS 2004.

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ITS ARCADEMY, CLOSER AND CLOSER

Eun Young Choi, South KoreaFinalist, ITS 2006 – Fashion What’s the real difference between being beautiful or ugly? What does it really mean? Eun tells us about a world full of people who mask their rough and ugly mind by covering it with their good looks. What about people who look ugly and disgusting? We…

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ALREADY FEELS LIKE ITS ARCADEMY

Jasper Sinchai Chadprajong, Thailand/UKFinalist, ITS 2009 – Fashion The first time the collection arrived but… not the finalist! Jasper was stuck in London due to VISA problems and sent a colleague on his behalf! A collection about broken love: all garments are connected, a metaphorical “umbilical chord” with his ex boyfriend.

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FULL THROTTLE ON ITS ARCADEMY

Adrian Sommerauer, GermanyFinalist, ITS 2006 – Fashion Twice a finalist, in quite a unique way. First as a graduate from a german school (HAW Hamburg), then following a masters course in UK (Royal College of Art, London). Kenzo, Marras and now Dorothee Schumacher (resp. of wovens).

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Words from the ITS family

A message from knitwear prodige Kevin Kramp. Words that become reasons to carry on on the road we’re on : )

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EVERY SECOND COUNTS FOR ITS ARCADEMY

Bronwen Marshall, UKFinalist, ITS 2009 – Fashion Breathtaking pattern cutting, that shapes geometric art on her unique shirts.

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EVA & ADELE

What more is there to say? That time we had Eva & Adele in the ITS Creative Archive. As close as it gets to having “visitors from another planet” (as they defined themselves) land at ITS.

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