Portuguese Designer Joao Rei “Naked” born in Faro ( Portugal ) in 1971
and started his art career in a young age simultaneously with another art form,
the art of surfing in a early age. Since then a new world of colours
and emotions revealed to him, and this has been the major influence in his
work and life ever since.
From sneakers to caps as well as broken surfboards or old school skateboards,
he look at everything from his surrounding as canvas..
Nowadays He is the major designer for B.SIDE (www.bsideproject.com)
clothing brand and often collaborates closely with other artists from different
creative languages, mostly from the street art scene.
His work swings over diverse areas: from fashion to graphic design or
photography, from music to illustration, from sculpture to street-art, etc…
and often collaborate with other brands on a variety of different creative projects,
featuring limited edition artworks.