Kristian Guerra, ItalyFinalist, ITS 2011 – Fashion Amazing puffer outerwear, a decade before Moncler Genius!! Now back to these roots: “Ice Surface Temperature” together with his sister Laura (former print & pattern designer for McQueen and Prada)
Corrina Goutos, USAFinalist, ITS 2019 – Jewellery She has grown up with sustainability as a way of life. Experienced it as a kid herself when people would dump garbage in the creek in her backyard. Always addressed the topic.
Witnessing the dream as it turns into reality. It’s happening, it’s been on paper up until yesterday. Now ITS Arcademy is taking shape!
Jai Lennard, USAFinalist, ITS 2008 – Photo Outstanding photography career: NY Times, Hollywood Reporter, Billboard Magazine, W Magazine, Elle… shooting Cindy Lauper, Michelle Pfeiffer, Carlos Santana, Lyor Cohen, Mahershala Ali… incredible
Saana Wang, FinnishFinalist, ITS 2009 – Photo A photographic series of a country that is changing forever, layers of time portrayed on faces looking for a new identity. The poetry of Saana Wang. In the end of September 2009 we travelled with her and photography icon Ari Marcopoulos in the earthquake struck region of L’Aquila.
A message from Demna Gvasalia (today at the helm of Balenciaga as Creative Director) back in 2004 after winning Collection of the Year at ITS THREE: “I am writing to tell you that I am missing you all incredibly much, it was a wonderful experience in Trieste, Ithink all of us who came for the…
The Ark of Creativity is going to be here! Walls will fall and the architecture will change… the plans are ready, we’ve begun renovating!
Pixy Liao, ChinaFinalist, ITS 2011 – Photo Ongoing project: storytelling of her relationship with a younger boyfriend. Woman in a position of power = breaking stereotypes. Irony, elegance, romance. All together. Just brilliant.
Shilpa Chavan, IndiaFinalist, ITS 2011 – Jewellery Tiny Shilpa, huuuuge energy!! Unlimited creativity, so many different materials, style grounded in Indian culture & tradition yet open, to the entire world.
Thomasine Barnekow, SwedenFinalist, ITS 2007 – Accessories NO ONE has her unique glovemaking style. Gloves for movies (eg. Valerian by Luc Besson), for Paris Opera, collabs (Walter Van Beirendonck. Louis Vuitton). Gloves for Schiaparelli x Beyoncè at Grammys 2021! Flagship store in Paris!!