Spanish footwear innovator uin teams up with London’s National Gallery to launch ‘A Timeless Journey’ collection inspired by Impressionist masterpieces


Nine-piece collaborative collection features graphic designs inspired by Van Gogh Sunflowers, by Claude Monet Water Lily Pondby Georges Seurat The Seine seen from the Grande Jatteand that of Edgar Degas ballet dancers. By distilling and purifying the colors and artistic elements of these stimulating vintage paintings, Fernando Acevedochief designer and co-founder of uin, reinvents and recreates a theme that captures and transcends the strength and essence of artworks. The result is a marriage of traditional impressionist style and modern interpretation that forces the designs to radiate a newfound charm.

uin Art travel shoes are determined to create a new category of travel shoes, combining simple but natural and comfortable products with creative artistic patterns. The colors and inspirations of these artists fit perfectly into our brand ethos, and we are thrilled to embark on this timeless journey with images inspired by National Gallery masterpieces,” said Mr. Acevedo .

Originally from Toledo, Spain, uinThe design philosophy of its series of travel shoes is the embodiment of two passions that unite humanity across different cultures and continents: travel and art. Combining innovative and comfortable technologies, Fernando Acevedo celebrates the positive emotions emanating from both types of rewarding pursuits by incorporating colorful, soul-liberating pictorial languages ​​that resonate with travel enthusiasts and artists around the world.

Inspired by some of the best known and most beloved Impressionist paintings, the National Gallery, London and uin collaboration marks a new adventure, one that allows uin to reinterpret the artistic sentiments embedded in these beautiful and dreamlike works of art in a modern light to redefine footwear design. True to its brand values, uin also hopes to bring warmth and inspiration to customers through the new collection, as well as provide them with an immersive artistic and cultural experience every time they embark on a new journey.

The pandemic has transformed the way people look at the world and themselves by awakening us to the need for self-exploration and travel around the world. In this context, uinThe simple and natural design of , enriched with creative artistic patterns, speaks and inspires those who are motivated to seek spiritual comfort and outdoor adventures through cultural experiences. During the last years, uin launched several IP collaborations with artists and global brands, with its Smiley collection; Destination Collection, Pet Collection and Blossom Collection receive positive market feedback from over 100 countries. In the USA, uin Footwear sales have increased fifteenfold between 2019 and 2021.

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With travel and art in its DNA, uin seeks to reinvent the design of travel footwear by giving them a new identity that matches people’s ever-changing lifestyles. In exploring artistic expression that merges the natural with the shaped, chief designer Fernando Acevedo created the “uin Art Travel Shoes” whose design philosophy gracefully focuses on the spiritual and emotional power of travel, allowing people to express themselves through brightly colored designs that embody the energy and freedom of youth.

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