Takashi Nishiyama is a young designer inspired by computer games and monsters, is the winner of this 2010's ITS competition: a seal of approval bestowed by judges including Viktor & Rolf and John Galliano. He studied at two fashion schools in Japan. First, at Bunka Fukushoku Gakuin, where he learned pattern and sewing, and then at Coconogacco, and learned how to design. Recent competitions around the world have shown a tendency to award wearable collections. Nishiyama tried to add a taste of experimentation to the real clothes, in garments that are wearable.