Daniel Gonçalves loves sneakers and sports since he was a kid. When he decided to take the risk as footwear designer, he found PENSOLE Footwear Design Academy. We are glad to present you the third designer launching his style through WAU.
This time, we didn’t go far to find talent. Daniel Gonçalves is a Portuguese Product and Footwear Designer, born and raised in the small city of Rebordosa, in Paredes. At the age of 27, he has working as freelancer in the industry.
In the previous year, Daniel Gonçalves won the Best Footwear Collection per Country and the Best Overall Collection Award in the 2017 Porto.ModaPortugal. He was also one of the eight winners of the 2015 Kinder Surprise project, of Ferrero, for his Concept Development.
Daniel Gonçalves has a bachelor’s degree in Product Design and started a master’s degree in the same field, at ESAD – Escola Superior de Artes e Design of Matosinhos. He also completed a course of Footwear Design, at LSD – Lisbon School of Design.
Take a look to @dannielsgoncalves portfolio.
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The #waubscure contest exceeded all our expectations
When Obscure Sneakers and WAU decided to launch this collaboration / contest we never thought we’d have more than 100 contestants!
We Are Underdogs is proud to present the INITIUM WSC 16 Maroon by Maxwell Lund.
A colourway of the INITIUM, featuring the same material combination and colours of the WSC 16.
An unique and historical sneaker.
A statement and a tribute!
Celebrate the day when history was made in sneaker design!