Ivomaia [designers] is a design office that is established in portugal in the city of santa maria da feira(30 kilimetres from porto).
this studio, witch was created in 2003, is multidisciplinary and this is expressed in the development of different graphic, product and interior design projects.
in 2006 ivomaia [designers] also became recognized as a brand of urban and alternative handbags, the materials of which are mainly pvc and other not very conventional materials.
ivo maia e liliana reis, the designers of the im[d] studio, consider the creation process of each handbag to bee like the narrative os a story that can be taken on someone´s shoulders and that these can be visually enrich the urban surroundings as they communicate attitude and personality.
Their frequent use contibutes to the natural wear-and-tear of the fabric, giving them a final touch of urbanism.
all the collections are numbered and signed by the designers, who try constantly renew the graphics in each collection.
The streets become scenarios, pieces of mobile color... carried on someone´s shoulders.