Daniel Soares, ‘Totally Free’

Daniel Soares is a Portuguese Art Director, currently based in San Francisco, California.

With the short film “Totally Free“, Daniel brings to us the old and gold modality of the 1970s and portraits some of the stories and the motivations of those who are still hold to the Rollerskating.

A beautiful shot, directed and edited by another Portuguese talent!

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Carta aos meus Avós – A partir de Saramago

“Uma homenagem às avós, aos avôs, aos avós. Uma carta que tem as palavras que não são as deles, mas que são para eles. A partir da brilhante crónica “Carta a Josefa, minha avó” escrita por José Saramago”.

André Raposo, João Descalço e Cristiana Morais bring us this lovely tribute to grandmothers, to grandfathers, to grandparents. A letter that which words are not theirs, but is for them. Based on “Carta a Josefa, minha avó”, a chronic by José Saramago.

JÖRG KAHLHÖFER, “LISBOA”

Jörg Kahlhöfer was my colleague in the last year of uni. He is German and he stood in Lisbon during the year 2014, studying under the Erasmus program. Few days ago, Jörg released a video about the Portuguese capital and what the characteristics that make it so unique. We agree, there is no city like Lisbon and we gotta love her! Watch it below.

PEPE JEANS LONDON, CUSTOM SERVICE BY NICOLE LOURINHO & TOMBA LOBOS

Pepe Jeans London offers the service of Costume Studio since March, where you can complete the design of any demin piece. Integrated in the new concept stores and under the motto Do It Yourself (DIY), in this customization studio, clients can customize the purchased  pieces in the store as they like. The stamping is laser made. The client can also choose to apply buttons or studs, efects of wear, color printing, among other choices.
In Portugal, this service is available in the brand store at Centro Comercial Colombo, in Lisbon, where you will find a demin professional to guide and advise the client during the costumization.

To celebrate this new service, Pepe Jeans teamed up with PARQ MAGAZINE and invited two artists to test the system and to a customization session for the May’s magazine fashion editorial. The artists chosen were, the designer and illustrator, José Cardoso a.k.a. Tomba Lobos (Porto) and, the designer and tattoo artist, Nicole Lourinho (Lisboa).
More info on this Pepe Jeans new exclusive and more about the pieces created by the two artists, here.

LIBERTY LONDON X NIKE, SPRING/SUMMER 2014 COLLECTION

Liberty of London continue to strengthen their relationship with their latest mega-collection offering for Spring Summer 2014. Comprising and Air Max 1, Air Max 90, Roshe Run, Internationalist, Blazer and two Dunk Sky Hi iterations, the collection features a flurry of Liberty pattern prints including 1970s Lora Willow pattern, 1930s Anoosha print and late-19th century Crown paisley print. All the pieces will be dropping at Liberty accompanied by an apparel capsule collection beginning April 7th with select styles arriving at select Nike stockists from May 7th. Check the gallery above and below and stay tuned for more details.

5-30, ‘CHEGOU A HORA’

Carlão (Da Weasel), Fred (Orelha Negra) and Regula together. Until now, an improbable trio but it happened and the brand-new project is named 5-30. The debut single “Chegou a Hora”, released today, is a preparation for the album, “O Momento É Agora”, which will hit stores on the next March 31st.
Sam The Kid, Richie Campbell, Alexandre Bernardo, Diogo Santos, Mel Hebers, Here’s Johnny, Holly-Hood, Sara Badalo and V-Unik are some of the guest artists that will be part of the debut album.

45RPM & Richt, ‘Trick or Treat – Blood Bags & Grimmm’

Bristol based graffiti artists and illustrators Richt and 45RPM have collaborated on a set of Halloween themed limited edition vinyl toys. The release of Blood Bags (a vampire) and Grimmm (a purple grim reaper figure) will coincide with the return of the Trick or Treat exhibition hosted by We Hang Fire. Where will be exposed some new artworks by the portuguese AkaCorelone and others.

RSVP via Facebook Event.

LOW BROS X CURIOT

Germany-based duo, Low Bros teamed up with Mexico-based artist, Curiot for a supa collaboration rich in detail and color. Painted in Germany at the FIT – Freie Internationale Tankstelle, both artists created creatures of wild imagination that do not exist on this planet.

[vimeo http://vimeo.com/70553294 w=613&h=345&fv=]

CARTOON NETWORK, ‘SUMMER IDENT’

Cartoon Network recently put together a crew of animators from around the world to create their new summer ident in the form of an animated exquisite corpse. Each team/animator was given 10 seconds of music, 4 colours and tons of Cartoon Network characters to work with. At the end of the project, in true exquisite corpse fashion, each piece was stiched together. Animation directed by (in running order) Alex Grigg, Eamonn O’Neill, Impactist, leCRCR, Rubber House & Awesome Inc.
This is the result!