Media Centre

Here we include animations, showcases, interviews and impressions about our products. If you would like to contribute to this site in some way, contact us. If we like it, we post it.


Zip It

Early one morning, in a dusty old corner of the shoemakers' workshop sat a long forgotten basket of zips, snaps and caps. As the clock struck 5 something in the basket began to stir...



A film on the audience's encounter with the finalists' accessory designer for the YKK Accessory Award at ITS#SIX in Trieste.


INTERVIEW - Aitor Throup

Aitor Throup talks about his design process and explains the importance of fastenings in his current collection, "The Funeral of New Orleans."


INTERVIEW - Marios Schwab

Marios talks about his career to date and the use of YKK fastenings in his work. He also provides advice for young designers trying to establish themselves in the fashion industry.


INTERVIEW- Anna Sheldon

Anna describes her use of YKK fastenings to make a very special pair of boots. these boots won her the YKK Special Award at ITS#SIX