IN THE FIRM BELIEF THAT TRUE INSPIRATION ALWAYS COMES
FROM THE CROSSOVER OF IDEAS AND TALENT, ALL THE
BRANDS INVOLVED IN ISKO I-SKOOL™ PROJECT ARE EAGER TO MAKE THEIR KNOWLEDGE
AVAILABLE TO YOUNGER GENERATIONS.
Promoter of the initiative and the largest denim producer worldwide, ISKO™ has asserted itself over the years as the leading interpreter, capable of relentlessly driving market standards and promoting culture with exceptional initiatives that usually involve creative contamination between different partners along the value production chain. Over the years ISKO™ has organized several cultural and relational activities testifying to the company’s commitment to analyzing trends and suggesting concrete solutions aimed at innovating the industry. Lectures, round-tables, debates but also celebratory events dedicated to the worldwide denim community, for unique moments in the name of networking.
This is the Italian ISKO™ specialized center for design and style research. CREATIVE ROOM™, together with its Art Director Massimo Munari, are making ideas, inspirations and solutions available to the denim world by combining pure creativity with the ability to fully enhance the potential of fabrics. For the ISKO I-SKOOL™ project, CREATIVE ROOM™ is leading the operational part of the Denim Design Award by following students through the creation and industrialization of their ideas, bringing their creative ideas to life and letting inspiration become reality.
The Lenzing group is a world market leader headquartered in Austria, with production sites in all major markets as well as a worldwide network of sales and marketing offices. Lenzing supplies the global textile and nonwovens industry with high-quality, botanic cellulose fibers Its portfolio ranges from dissolving pulp to standard and specialty cellulose fibers. Lenzing quality and innovative strength set global standards for cellulose fibers. With 77 years of experience in fiber production, the Lenzing group is the only company worldwide combining the manufacturing of all three cellulose fiber generations on a large industrial scale under one roof – from the classic viscose to modal and the lyocell fiber TENCEL®.
Over the years, thanks to continuous co-operation and creative dialogue with its clients, Reca Group has established important and lasting relationship with some of the most prestigious names in the global fashion business, who put their trust in this company and its dynamic young team that has reliably shown itself capable of developing tailor-made solutions which satisfy their customers' needs. A detail here, an accessory there…. And all the little touches that make such a difference. This is Reca Group’s philosophy in its search for the unique, the personal and the exclusive. Labels, hangtags, and packaging, whether simple or elaborate, are symbols of brand identity and association. Evolving accessories that take centre stage as significant details in a fashion perspective… which since its launch in 1960 have brought the company based in Carpi (Modena) growing international recognition as a leader in the semi-finished accessory sector. Reca Group is also present in New York and in Hong Kong.
China Textile Information Center (hereinafter referred to as “CTIC”) is an authoritative information consulting, research and service organization and also the largest comprehensive research and public service agency of China’s textile industry under the sponsorship of the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission (SASAC) of the State Council and the mandate of China National Textile and Apparel Council (CNTAC). CTIC is committed to pushing on the development as well as the transformation and upgrading of the textile industry, promoting the spread and application of textile technology and cultural creative ideas, giving support to the profound integration of the textile industry with fashion industry, cultural creative industry, information technology industry and emerging industries of strategic importance, and helping Chinese textile and apparel enterprises improve their product quality, market presence and international competitiveness.
For forward-thinking companies that breathe life into our wardrobes, car interiors, furniture and more, Lectra is committed to crafting the premium technologies they desire. Facilitating the digital transformation of their industry, Lectra empowers brands and manufacturers from design to production, providing them with the market respect and peace of mind they deserve. Founded in 1973, today Lectra has 32 subsidiaries across the globe, serving customers in over 100 countries. With more than 1,600 employees, Lectra reported revenues of $288 million in 2016. Lectra is listed on Euronext (LSS).
Alessio Berto started in 1987 his career driven by his passion for fashion system. His experience from small to big companies threw him toward a broader vision of an evolved pattern making method and during his 25 years career as employee Alessio Berto worked for the best north Italian companies , making patterns for Jean Paul Gaultier Jeans, Katharine Hamnett Jeans, Andrew Mackenzie, Replay, Gas, Kenzo KI, Boy London amongst others. In 2012, he decided to put his experience at disposal to the companies who needs “progressive" pattern making method, details culture and reliability, starting The Tailor Pattern Support consulting office which provides: patterns, prototypes but also school teaching and workshops, an archive of vintage pieces at disposal to the clients in order to give the construction of his patterns an authentic identity and not only a standard approach.
Tonello is the global leader of garment finishing technologies that, since 1981, has been contributing to the success that made in Italy has enjoyed all over the world. Thanks to its cutting-edge machines and its one-of-a-kind service, it acts side by side with its customers creating a link between the designers and the companies working, dyeing and finishing the garments. With more than 7500 machines sold worldwide, Tonello is considered the reference point for the garment finishing industry.
Established in 1981, it is now one of the leading international companies in the denim sector. The Italian Group which is based in Asolo (Treviso) creates, promotes and distributes men’s, women’s and children’s casual wear, accessories and footwear. The company’s mission has always been to excel in its innovative style, characteristic Italian design and superior quality of its products.
Born in January 2011. Completely designed and manufactured in Italy. Peter Non is the “non-shoe”. They are not made for “this” or “that”, they transcend function. Something that you sleep on as easily as you would unconsciously begin walking with your left foot. The name “Peter”, from the greek “petros”, means “stone”: solid, durable and multifaceted in a word “eternal”. The surname, “Non”, is related to the concept of “non-shoe” and embodies the Venetian origins of the brand.
7 For All Mankind the premium denim brand from L.A., prides itself on denim innovation, particularly when it comes to fit, fabric and finish. The world’s premier denim brand from LA. Through quality design, tireless innovation in fabric, fit and finish, 7 For All Mankind creates a foundation for individual expression that is effortless and makes the modern consumer feel sexy and sophisticated 7 days a week. Once, Denim was considered functional. A staple. Dismissed by fashion innovators as the comfort food pf the fashion world…and the came 7 For All Mankind.