ITS ARCADEMY IS ON THE BUILD. HERE'S OUR DIARY

31 August 2020

FEWER AND FEWER MOMENTS TO
ITS ARCADEMY

Fabia Brüning, Germany
Finalist, ITS 2019 – Accessories

She is a dancer too. Amazing interpretation of everyday movements into dance patterns, coded in her bags through pullers and mechanisms.

28 August 2020

REALIZING YOU’RE A FINALIST…

Ninja D. Evangelista, Austria
Finalist, ITS 2020 – Jewellery

Ninja, 2020 finalist, audio file = what it means to become an ITS finalist. Energy for the soul!!

n° 6,457 / 18,000

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

26 August 2020

BUILDING
ITS ARCADEMY
DAY IN DAY OUT

Amai Rodriguez, Spain
Finalist ITS 2008 – Fashion

She had every single trend we see today: mix&match, covered faces, tartan, gloves, catsuits…

n° 6,785 / 18,000

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

24 August 2020

NEXT YEAR IS THE YEAR OF ITS ARCADEMY

Mashid Mohadjerin, Belgium
Finalist, ITS 2008 – Photo

Went to Lampedusa island immediately after ITS, shoots pics on a coastguard boat patrolling the Italian borders for refugees = wins World Press Photo!!! Works for New York Times, Newsweek, Le Monde, La Domenica di Repubblica and more.

21 August 2020

THE MOKA APRON

Kelly Toode, Estonia
Finalist, ITS 2019 – illycaffè special project

Can a barista apron shield like an armour from the vapor and high temperature of a coffee machine, while recalling the traditional Moka shape? Et voilà, courtesy of Kelly Toode

n° 17,889 / 18,000

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

19 August 2020

FEELS LIKE
ITS ARCADEMY
IS SO CLOSE

Asumi Maeda, Japan
Finalist, ITS 2019 – Jewellery

From Coconogacco, school founded in Tokyo by past finalists Yoshi Yamagata and Mikio Sakabe. Celebration of dreams, of the rite of Spring = a world of imaginary plants.

n° 17,122 / 18,000

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

17 August 2020

FOCUSED ON THE CALENDAR FOR
ITS ARCADEMY

Bingqing Yi, China
Finalist, ITS 2019 – Accessories


Investigation on gravity and balance. Starting point was the rocking chair. Brilliant as stand alone art! Check the video too.

14 August 2020

THE POETRY OF DOLL MAKING

Eli Effenberger, Israel
Finalist ITS 2005

Pure poetry!! Outfits like dolls! After ITS she disappeared, dumped her collection in the trash.Traced her many years later as “Marmite-Sue”, incredibly gifted doll illustrator and maker. Unique genius.

n° 9,154 / 18,000

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

12 August 2020

MONTHS FLY BY APPROACHING
ITS ARCADEMY

Harald Lunde Helgesen, Norway
Finalist, ITS 2011 – Fashion


Clothes we no longer wear, piled up in our wardrobes. He turned them into the aesthetics of his outfits

n° 16,249 / 18,000

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

10 August 2020

ITS ARCADEMY
ISN’T SO FAR AWAY

Seiran Tsuno, Japan
Finalist, ITS 2018 – Fashion

Entirely drawn with a 3D pen!!! While working double shifts as a nurse at a psychiatric hospital!!! And the model is her grandmother!!!

7 August 2020

KINTSUGI DOLLS

Hana Yagi, Japan
Finalist, ITS 2019 – Fashion

Tiny handmade dolls to present the lineup of her collection, inside a wooden box entirely painted by hand…We’ve learned more about the traditional Japanese kintsugi technique with Hana Yagi

n° 17,677 / 18,000

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

5 August 2020

HOW MANY MORE MONTHS TO
ITS ARCADEMY?

Skye Gwillim, UK
Finalist, ITS 2019 – Accessories


Bags shaped by how people lay them on their laps when they sit. Hours of research looking at people on metro, bus, benches…

n° 9,153 / 18,000

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

3 August 2020

NEXT SUMMER WE’LL COUNT THE DAYS TO
ITS ARCADEMY

Sarah Vedel Hurtigkarl, Denmark
Raluca Grada
, Romania
Finalists, ITS 2011 – Jewellery

Jewellery like melted drops on the body. Frozen moments captured into metal.

2 August 2020

V&R SHADES

Orsolya Poppre / Larisza Pasztircsak, Hungary
Finalist, ITS 2011 – Accessories


That time when Viktor Horsting (Viktor&Rolf) fell in love with a pair on sunglasses by finalists Orsolya and Larisza…

n° 5,324 / 18,000

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

1 August 2020

2021 IS THE YEAR OF
ITS ARCADEMY

Justin Smith, UK Finalist
ITS 2007 – Accessories

Memories: Justin telling us how ideas for his hats just keep coming up all the time, like an obsession: “Finding the time, that’s my problem!” What an amazing talent and soul…

ITS ARCADEMY IS ON THE BUILD. HERE'S OUR DIARY

BACK TO HOME

AUGUST

FEWER AND FEWER MOMENTS TO
ITS ARCADEMY

31 August 2020

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

Fabia Brüning, Germany
Finalist, ITS 2019 – Accessories

She is a dancer too. Amazing interpretation of everyday movements into dance patterns, coded in her bags through pullers and mechanisms.

Poetry in movement

REALIZING YOU’RE A FINALIST…

28 August 2020

Ninja D. Evangelista, Austria
Finalist, ITS 2020 – Jewellery

Ninja, 2020 finalist, audio file = what it means to become an ITS finalist. Energy for the soul!!

goosebumps every time we listen!

BUILDING
ITS ARCADEMY
DAY IN DAY OUT

26 August 2020

n° 6,457 / 18,000

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

Amai Rodriguez, Spain
Finalist ITS 2008 – Fashion

She had every single trend we see today: mix&match, covered faces, tartan, gloves, catsuits…

own brand now, all about sustainability!

NEXT YEAR IS THE YEAR OF ITS ARCADEMY

24 August 2020

n° 6,785 / 18,000

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

Mashid Mohadjerin, Belgium
Finalist, ITS 2008 – Photo

Went to Lampedusa island immediately after ITS, shoots pics on a coastguard boat patrolling the Italian borders for refugees = wins World Press Photo!!! Works for New York Times, Newsweek, Le Monde, La Domenica di Repubblica and more.

Canon Ambassador

THE MOKA APRON

21 August 2020

Kelly Toode, Estonia
Finalist, ITS 2019 – illycaffè special project

Can a barista apron shield like an armour from the vapor and high temperature of a coffee machine, while recalling the traditional Moka shape? Et voilà, courtesy of Kelly Toode

FEELS LIKE
ITS ARCADEMY
IS SO CLOSE

19 August 2020

n° 17,889 / 18,000

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

Asumi Maeda, Japan
Finalist, ITS 2019 – Jewellery

From Coconogacco, school founded in Tokyo by past finalists Yoshi Yamagata and Mikio Sakabe. Celebration of dreams, of the rite of Spring = a world of imaginary plants.

For exhibition!! She also does window design setup! COLLABORATION!

FOCUSED ON THE CALENDAR FOR
ITS ARCADEMY

17 August 2020

n° 17,122 / 18,000

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

Bingqing Yi, China
Finalist, ITS 2019 – Accessories


Investigation on gravity and balance. Starting point was the rocking chair. Brilliant as stand alone art! Check the video too.

For the 20 years book! Check other alterantive investigations on footwear

THE POETRY OF DOLL MAKING

14 August 2020

Eli Effenberger, Israel
Finalist ITS 2005

Pure poetry!! Outfits like dolls! After ITS she disappeared, dumped her collection in the trash.Traced her many years later as “Marmite-Sue”, incredibly gifted doll illustrator and maker. Unique genius.

MONTHS FLY BY APPROACHING
ITS ARCADEMY

12 August 2020

n° 9,154 / 18,000

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

Harald Lunde Helgesen, Norway
Finalist, ITS 2011 – Fashion


Clothes we no longer wear, piled up in our wardrobes. He turned them into the aesthetics of his outfits

History as a stack of present moments!

ITS ARCADEMY
ISN’T SO FAR AWAY

10 August 2020

n° 16,249 / 18,000

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

Seiran Tsuno, Japan
Finalist, ITS 2018 – Fashion

Entirely drawn with a 3D pen!!! While working double shifts as a nurse at a psychiatric hospital!!! And the model is her grandmother!!!

AMAZING PICTURES. Two items in archive

KINTSUGI DOLLS

7 August 2020

Hana Yagi, Japan
Finalist, ITS 2019 – Fashion

Tiny handmade dolls to present the lineup of her collection, inside a wooden box entirely painted by hand…We’ve learned more about the traditional Japanese kintsugi technique with Hana Yagi

Japanese poetry never ceases to amaze

HOW MANY MORE MONTHS TO
ITS ARCADEMY?

5 August 2020

n° 17,677 / 18,000

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

Skye Gwillim, UK
Finalist, ITS 2019 – Accessories


Bags shaped by how people lay them on their laps when they sit. Hours of research looking at people on metro, bus, benches…

Other projects of bag interaction with space: make dedicated exhibition!

NEXT SUMMER WE’LL COUNT THE DAYS TO
ITS ARCADEMY

3 August 2020

n° 9,153 / 18,000

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

Sarah Vedel Hurtigkarl, Denmark
Raluca Grada
, Romania
Finalists, ITS 2011 – Jewellery

Jewellery like melted drops on the body. Frozen moments captured into metal.

Raluca has started also costume design

V&R SHADES

2 August 2020

Orsolya Poppre / Larisza Pasztircsak, Hungary
Finalist, ITS 2011 – Accessories


That time when Viktor Horsting (Viktor&Rolf) fell in love with a pair on sunglasses by finalists Orsolya and Larisza…

Also Laura Lusuardi from MaxMara wore them!

2021 IS THE YEAR OF
ITS ARCADEMY

1 August 2020

n° 5,324 / 18,000

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

Justin Smith, UK Finalist
ITS 2007 – Accessories

Memories: Justin telling us how ideas for his hats just keep coming up all the time, like an obsession: “Finding the time, that’s my problem!” What an amazing talent and soul…

Hats for Star Wars, Maleficent!!

AUGUST