Rute & Joana - Founders of Wake with Girls and Zab Living

July 19 2022
Despite being from totally different backgrounds the lake and the passion for wakeboard brought Rute and Joana together. From this bond two projects were created to offer unique experiences by the lake of the Zaboeira village, deep in the heart of Portugal. In 2021 they both quit their jobs to fully dedicate themselves to these two projects and now they get to live out their dream of being fully enveloped by nature and sports while simultaneously giving life to this village, contributing to the region's sustainable development, and creating a strong community of women and girls in wakeboard.Get to know them.

Olivier & Clio - Interior Designers and Founders of Garcé & Dimofski

May 04 2022
Olivier and Clio met in Paris during their studies in Interior Design and Architecture. With their experience in different agencies from Beijing to New York as Interior Design Directors, they decided to combine their knowledge and bring to life Garcé & Dimofski as a gallery and a multi-disciplinary design brand. They welcomed us in the amazing and historic Pombaline building from the XIX century located in the Intendente neighbourhood, where they soon will open the space in which the gallery will take place. Get to know them.

Michael & Tomás - Friends and Founders of DA NOI

March 17 2022
A beautiful brotherhood between these two friends, and the shared passion for hosting and delivering great moments, lead Michael and Tomás to frame DA NOI. After developing their career internationally and around Portugal, Lisbon was the place they chose to put down roots and finally open their ‘living room’, as they call it, a place where they can host friends, and meet new people every day. The same people who inspire them to create and continue their journey. Get to know them.

Ricardo Ramos aka Xicogaivota - Artist and Beach Plastic Collector

November 25 2021
Ricardo's passion for the sea, the rocks, and cliffs turned him into a professional fisherman for many years. In 2016, a walk on the beach with his children to collect materials (trash), and use them to make Christmas presents for his family, led Xicogaivoto to what it is today. Since then, Ricardo has been in many places, developing and taking part in social and ambiental projects, raising awareness about plastic pollution, and spreading his art. Get to know him.

Annette - World Citizen Natural Dyer

July 16 2021
Born and raised between Costa Rica, Portugal, and New England, Annette grew up surrounded by plants. This lifelong obsession with plants and an unexpected introduction to natural dyeing in Thailand in 2018, led Annette down an Alice in Wonderland-style rabbit hole into the world of natural dyes.  When she moved back to Portugal in 2019 foraging natural dye material connected her to the surroundings. Then in 2020 she founded Tinctorium Studio, through which she offers natural dye services, sells naturally dyed goods, and teaches natural dye workshops.  Get to know her.

Nicco - Italian Shaper and Surfer

June 15 2021
Hanging Out With Nicco, Italian Shaper and Surfer. Born and raised in Bologna, Nicco is that kind of multi-passionate person. From DJing and producing in Italy to working as a chef in a 3 Michelin star restaurant in Spain, he has even started his own eco-friendly Juice kiosk in Lisbon. Nicco found himself in many different places in the last years, but he says that the surf has always been the main connection between all those things. At a certain moment, he started Collecting old boards and dreaming to make his own, until he did it! He started a surf brand and now he shapes boards inspired in the 60s, and soon will launch a new project where some of his bigger passions come together. Get to know Nicco.