POENTE x CRACK KIDS:
We united forces with CRACK KIDS, a Lisbon based Graffiti, Apparel and (many things more) store, to create a limited Edition of Sunglasses, totally inspired by the legacy of the late Rapper - MF DOOM.
The connection with CRACK KIDS couldn't make more sense as they exist as a strong core that bounds Street Culture and people together, in our capital.
The frames were majorly inspired on the enigmatic mask that DOOM used during his public appearances. Meticulous details were appropriated into the sunglasses, from it's angular cuts to the its end-pieces and deep cuts into the temples.
The model was name SUPER-VILLAIN, as the rapper proclaimed himself, and it offers a timeless design with a modern approach. Oversized, bold and with an architectural aesthetic, the frames were design for the true villains.
The limited edition frames came in a batch of 50 pieces and were totally designed and handcrafted in Portugal, as usual.
The whole communication and productions resulted in a reinterpretation of MADVILLAIN's album cover and an enigmatic DOOM's photo sequence.
POENTE x AKACORLEONE:
Akacorleone is Pedro Campiche (b. 1985), a visual artist of Portuguese and Swiss descent who started out as a graffiti writer in the underworld of his native Lisbon.
A compulsive drawer, obsessed with all things graphic and visual from an early age, he studied arts and earned a degree in Design and Visual Communication in 2007.
In the field of visual arts he is known today for his dexterity in using colorus, typography, characters and refined forms which he blends to achieve eye-catching compositions imbued with originality and all - pervasive humour.
He has been exhibiting his work on solo and collective exhibitions since 2010.
AkaCorleone created his own vision of POENTE and turned it into reality by illustrating our package and cleaning cloth.
POENTE is the Portuguese word that refers to Sunset. You can see AkaCorleone’s story and interpretation of POENTE, told on his own and unique style, full of colours, transpositions and references all across the package.
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