Denim Loves Art project was created to mark Calik Denim’s 30th anniversary while supporting and showcasing the significant works of young international designers who have passionately taken denim to a new level.
For this outstanding project, we have invited young designers from some of world’s most prestigious fashion and design schools including Parsons School of Design, the University of Edinburgh, Amsterdam Fashion Institute, Central St. Martins, Istanbul Fashion Academy and Mimar Sinan University. Designers shared their dreams and designs for a unique item made primarily from denim, which they would then produce for the exhibition. The final 30 artworks, selected by an international jury, highlight how much denim is interwoven into every aspect of our lives, as the young designers created a wide array of pieces including clothing, furniture, accessories, shoes, bags and rugs.
Denim Loves Art exhibition was launched to great acclaim in Istanbul on 11th October, moving on to Amsterdam, and then relocated in the USA for the finale of these three special events celebrating our 30th anniversary in Los Angeles on December 6th, 2017.