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 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.


The international biennial EXD – Experimenta Design – is back to Lisbon this year with the subject ‘Save the Date’ to agitate the historic city center with dozens of initiatives to stir up the creativity and avant-gard spirit. The opening is scheduled for the week of 7th to 10th November 2013.
EXD is a flagship project of experimentadesign which is held every two years since 1999. Through different formats (lectures, screenings, exhibitions, urban interventions, debates and workshops) promotes and encourages discussion and reflection about contemporary culture, design, architecture and creativity. Find out more information and ‘Save The Date’ poster, designed by Ian Anderson, bellow.



“MOTELx, Where Horror is Welcome”

MOTELx – Lisbon International Horror Film Festival is an event for fraternizing and discovery, set-up for all those that are permanently looking for new auteurs, new films, new looks into the genre, and new experiences.

Without any kind of dogma or preconceptions, the program offers to the audience a selection of the films that have generated the most enthusiastic reactions all around the world in the last couple of years, in all possible variations of the genre – from supernatural to gore, from psychological horror to the monster movie, from blockbuster to indie, from classic to experimental, from cult to new tendencies.

Inside MOTELx the horror experience is full, and besides offering the opportunity to watch films unreleased in Portugal, it is the place to get to know the directors in person, to participate in masterclasses presented by living masters, and to follow the exciting competition of the only Prize for the Best Portuguese Horror Short Film.

In 2011 MOTELx has joined the European Fantastic Film Festival Federation (EFFFF) as an adherent member. Check all the event program here.


“This is the first of a series of movies that João Retorta‘s filming about the Lisbon Underground Scene.
To start he filmed one of Lisbon’s finest artists. He has had exhibitions from London to San Francisco showing his amazing skills as well as his visionary feeling. He doesn’t need any sort of introduction. João presents you, Pedro Matos. For those who don’t know Pedro’s work, make sure you check it out
right now!”

pedromatos.org or facebook.com/​pedromatosart.


Tattoo Rock Festival is an iconic event in our country and the largest of its kind in Europe since 2004. It’s where it concentrate several activities related to the world of tattoos and Rock n’ Roll. This year’s event takes place at Pavilhão Atlântico on September’s 18th, 19th and 20th. Be there!

5Th Tattoo & Rock Festival