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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Japan-Born. Hawaii-Bred. Portland-Living.
His background of multiple cultures and experiences affect his design process.
We like to think that we are not only selling sneakers.
We consider ourselves a creative platform for a reason.
One of the most fulfilling feeling we have is that of seeing that we also contribute to the education of the designers that cooperate with us and of our followers.
So, we were never ashamed of showing the "process" that leads to the final product.
Showing what's possible, the horrible pullovers, the failed samples... the things you normally don't get to see.