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

n° 7,891 / 14,359

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

30 June 2021

ITS ARCADEMY. THE CIRCULARITY OF INCLUSIVE IDEAS.

Alexander Babic, Germany
Finalist, ITS 2009 – Photography

Greek Gods. Whenever I look at Alexander’s portrayal of these speed addicted pilots challenging the laws of physics on a salt lake, I am captivated by their otherwordly eyes. He manages to elevate them above common human beings.

28 June 2021

A real grass carpet

That time we set up our first ever Accessories Exhibition as a winter garden. And yes, that’s real grass.

25 June 2021

Meeting creative genius

Our meetings with creative genius began here, flipping through Daniele’s ITS 2002 portfolio. A groundbreaking vision on fashion at the time, that won him Collection of the Year. He is product director at Trussardi today.

n° 7,345 / 14,359

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

23 June 2021

ITS ARCADEMY. FUELLED BY CREATIVITY.

Helen Robotham, UK
Finalist, ITS 2009 – Accessories

She has always been questioning consumerism. She then developed a beautiful project with local artisans in South America. Her career has always been about purpose, not gain.

21 June 2021

Scorpio jewel

Close-up of a scorpion prototype included in a ITS portfolio, a detail from one of the huge boards hosting samples from portfolios spanning ten editions of ITS. These were set up for the ITS 2011 Anniversary edition celebrating a decade of talent support.

18 June 2021

Experiencing creativity

Using our senses to discover creativity has always been fundamental to us to discover the projects arriving from all over the world. Endless hours spent browsing again and again to come up with a selection. With its Arcademy we want to share this sensorial journey with you all.

n° 7,089 / 14,359

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

16 June 2021

ITS ARCADEMY, A LASTING LEGACY

The world of “Point-to-Point” horse racing. Unofficial races with a field as the actual track, straw bales for navigators and white tents as the buildings. Jockeys portrayed by Irish photographer Muiread McNabb. Faces describing the stress and the exhaustion,fought with sheer determination.

14 June 2021

Monster Hunter

Enjoying again the brilliant portfolio by Takashi Nishiyama. From the first generation of students graduating from ITS 2004 finalist Yoshikazu Yamagata’s Coconogacco school in Japan. Takashi won Collection of the Year and came back the following year to be in the jury.

11 June 2021

From the ITS Creative Archive guestbook

Bryanboy thank you message following his visit to the ITS Creative Archive in 2018 when he attended the jury: “Thank you so much for having me on this year’s ITS. The ITS Archive is incredible. Truly INCREDIBLE. What a stunning and inspiring place. Love, Bryanboy”

n° 7,222 / 14,359

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

9 June 2021

ITS ARCADEMY. GIVE BACK, RETURN, RECIRCULATE.

Mix-and-match. We’ve met this trend countless times but no one, before Michael, had translated it so elegantly and intellectually.

7 June 2021

The first meeting

Flashback. This was the first meeting we held in our new home. Unaware of the pandemic that would come, and perhaps unaware of the work ahead of us as well…

4 June 2021

When you’re the one and you don’t know it

Daniel Ivarsson in 2006 summing up better than anyone else what it feels like to discover you’re a winner.

n° 7,540 / 14,359

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

3 June 2021

ITS ARCADEMY. SHOW, SHARE, SPREAD.

Elise today is an artist potter (and what beautiful pottery she makes…) offering residencies at her studio for artists. Though still doing fashion collaborations every now and then…

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

BACK TO HOME

JUNE

ITS ARCADEMY. THE CIRCULARITY OF INCLUSIVE IDEAS.

30 June 2021

n° 7,891 / 14,359

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

Alexander Babic, Germany
Finalist, ITS 2009 – Photography

Greek Gods. Whenever I look at Alexander’s portrayal of these speed addicted pilots challenging the laws of physics on a salt lake, I am captivated by their otherwordly eyes. He manages to elevate them above common human beings.

He never ceased his storytelling on the world of speed

A real grass carpet

28 June 2021

That time we set up our first ever Accessories Exhibition as a winter garden. And yes, that’s real grass.

I remember personally unloading the clods of grass from the truck...

Meeting creative genius

25 June 2021

Our meetings with creative genius began here, flipping through Daniele’s ITS 2002 portfolio. A groundbreaking vision on fashion at the time, that won him Collection of the Year. He is product director at Trussardi today.

Such an intellectually beautiful mind

ITS ARCADEMY. FUELLED BY CREATIVITY.

23 June 2021

n° 7,345 / 14,359

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

Helen Robotham, UK
Finalist, ITS 2009 – Accessories

She has always been questioning consumerism. She then developed a beautiful project with local artisans in South America. Her career has always been about purpose, not gain.

Bought an entire dead pig to develop the casts of her ITS pieces.

Scorpio jewel

21 June 2021

Close-up of a scorpion prototype included in a ITS portfolio, a detail from one of the huge boards hosting samples from portfolios spanning ten editions of ITS. These were set up for the ITS 2011 Anniversary edition celebrating a decade of talent support.

They are hanging in my home right now. We'll share these in Arcademy

Experiencing creativity

18 June 2021

Using our senses to discover creativity has always been fundamental to us to discover the projects arriving from all over the world. Endless hours spent browsing again and again to come up with a selection. With its Arcademy we want to share this sensorial journey with you all.

We used to this in my apartment in the old days... 🙂

ITS ARCADEMY, A LASTING LEGACY

16 June 2021

n° 7,089 / 14,359

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

The world of “Point-to-Point” horse racing. Unofficial races with a field as the actual track, straw bales for navigators and white tents as the buildings. Jockeys portrayed by Irish photographer Muiread McNabb. Faces describing the stress and the exhaustion,fought with sheer determination.

A visual storytelling of emotions

Monster Hunter

14 June 2021

Enjoying again the brilliant portfolio by Takashi Nishiyama. From the first generation of students graduating from ITS 2004 finalist Yoshikazu Yamagata’s Coconogacco school in Japan. Takashi won Collection of the Year and came back the following year to be in the jury.

When he sent his portfolio in March he included a fully developed outfit

From the ITS Creative Archive guestbook

11 June 2021

Bryanboy thank you message following his visit to the ITS Creative Archive in 2018 when he attended the jury: “Thank you so much for having me on this year’s ITS. The ITS Archive is incredible. Truly INCREDIBLE. What a stunning and inspiring place. Love, Bryanboy”

He also participated in the finalists' selections that year.

ITS ARCADEMY. GIVE BACK, RETURN, RECIRCULATE.

9 June 2021

n° 7,222 / 14,359

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

Mix-and-match. We’ve met this trend countless times but no one, before Michael, had translated it so elegantly and intellectually.

Inspired by Andy Warhol's collages

The first meeting

7 June 2021

Flashback. This was the first meeting we held in our new home. Unaware of the pandemic that would come, and perhaps unaware of the work ahead of us as well…

Already seems like ages ago!

When you’re the one and you don’t know it

4 June 2021

Daniel Ivarsson in 2006 summing up better than anyone else what it feels like to discover you’re a winner.

Beautiful Diesel Award capsule collection

ITS ARCADEMY. SHOW, SHARE, SPREAD.

3 June 2021

n° 7,540 / 14,359

Item from ITS Arcademy Collection

Elise today is an artist potter (and what beautiful pottery she makes…) offering residencies at her studio for artists. Though still doing fashion collaborations every now and then…

These were all woven in one go!

JUNE