'Urbano & Moda' by Mai Saraiva Uses Graffiti as Inspiration for Booties
By: Marissa Brassfield -
Published: Dec 6, 2009 Updated: Aug 16 2011 • References: maisaraiva
'Urbano + Moda' by Mai Saraiva proves that inspiration can come from anywhere. These baby booties were actually inspired by a piece of street art the designer spotted in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil. The felt baby shoes are absolutely adorable, and do resemble the watchful eyes of the graffiti you'll see in the gallery above.
'Urbano + Moda' by Mai Saraiva proves that street art can inspire any creative--even one who designs baby shoes.
Implications - Parents in modern society are looking for items that will let their children's personalities shine through. Companies could develop more designs like this in order to attract more attention on the market.