Fernando Echeverria

Black Sheep


prague / czech republic


Academy of Arts Architecture and Design in Prague

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Fernando Echeverria Ruiz decided to rescue the tradition broken one generation before him, moving and studying in the Academy of Arts and Design in Prague, and finally in year 2012 opening his own atelier in the centric quarter of Karlin and in 2015 Showroom in Prague.
The brand applies traditional European techniques to the design and handmade production of contemporary and conceptual shoes and bags.
All Echeverria’s shoes are a balance of contemporary design, traditional craft and function giving as a result unique shoes made with the spirit of the traditional shoemaker.
Fernando Echeverria Ruiz is a product designer, specialized in Footwear and Accessories design in the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague , and as well instructed in the traditional handmade welted shoes making by the well-known Shoemaker Martin Lawart. Established in Prague, Czech Republic since 2010 has been part of exhibitions like DesignSupermarket, DesignBlok and as a solo exhibiting in Galleries like Artel, 7Design, his MA’s final project was selected as one of the best graduation project in Central Europe by the Design review of the Vysegrad Fund in 2014.

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