adidas Originals Workshop x Blanc
Some sneakers are so mythical that you’ve definitely owned a pair. One of them is the adidas Samba, which went on sale in the 50s. To celebrate the relaunch of this trainer, on 5 June, we’ll have a day full of activities at imaginCafé thanks to adidas x Blanc Festival.
Adidas Originals and Black Festival have selected a group of creatives made up of illustrators, designers, food designers and visual artists to hold workshops and artistic interventions in the space as part of the adidas Samba concept.
The workshops are open and people that want take part can join in at any time, from 5 pm to 9:30 pm. We’ll provide the material, you just need to bring along your creative drive.
Artistic Interventions: 12 pm to 9:30 pm
Workshops: there will be two passes for each workshop, one from 5 to 7 p.m. and the second from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Hey is a Barcelona-based graphic design studio that specialised in branding, editorial design and illustration. Its work stands out because of its use of geometric shapes, graphic synthesis and stark colours and fonts.
They will hold a workshop in which each participant will have to create a poster using cuttings and colourful cards. Thriftiness with resources sharpens creativity which will show through in the piece.
Taller Hey - 17 h
Taller Hey - 19:30 h
36 Days of Type is a collaborative project led by Nina Sans and Rafa Goicoechea. A challenge in which the artists and designer that want to take part will have to design a letter of the alphabet every day during the challenge.
They’ll be holding a font creation workshop only using elements that can be manipulated and/or moulded by hand (paper, card, hand drawing, plasticine, etc.) without using computers and no knowledge of font design is necessary.
Taller 36 Days - 17 h
Taller 36 Days - 19:30 h
Photographer Aitor Mint will hold a practical workshop for sneakers photography.
Taller Aitor Mint - 17 h
MakerLab is an space for experimentation, that empowers, inspires and connects colleagues and bring the “power of making” to everyone. It’s about generating creative capital. This is a jorney, that is about the process and not about the result.
For this day they propose to create and customize a miniature of the adidas Samba with the help of graphic designer Vicent Almiñana. To contextualize them, we will first review the history of these sneakers.
Taller MakerLab - 17 h
Taller MakerLab - 19:30 h
Mr. Cärtön is a studio that specialised in designing interventions based on the relationship between space and the people interacting with it. It projects stand out due to their sparse use of materials inspired by Finish design and minimalism.
They will hold an intervention on one of the internal balconies in the space using coloured cardboard cuttings fitted together as links in a chain.
Sergi Delgado is a graphic designer, typographic designer, illustrator and artist. His work is inspired by nature and the perfection of geometric and mathematical shapes, influenced by optical art, psychedelics and surrealism.
He will do an illustration on one of the imaginCafé windows.