We partner with friends, artists and brands we admire for their modern sensibilities to bring new ideas to market. By being inclusive rather than exclusive our goal is to give design power back to independent brands and in turn bringing better value to consumers.
Keith Haring was one of the most renowned of the young artists, filmmakers, and performers whose work responded to urban street culture of the 1980s.
He was known for his iconic line work which continues to inspire street muralists and pop artists alike, and was featured in more than 100 exhibitions during his life. Keith believed art should be readily accessible to the public, coining the phrase "Art is for everybody."
AKILA has created a collection of eyewear that pays tribute to his distinct style and celebrates his legacy of making great designs available to all.
Just in time for the return of live music — we linked with Grateful Dead to release their first-ever collection of sunglasses. The Grateful Dead × AKILA collection features two sets of sunglasses inspired by the band’s iconic style and imagery.
IISE, which translates to “2nd generation”, is a brand dedicated to creating products with a distinct interpretation of both modern and traditional Korean culture. Each piece is inspired by Seoul, utilizing a mix of Korean design aesthetics. Using high quality materials and a focus on craftsmanship, IISE strives to create wardrobe staples with special characteristics that make each piece uniquely IISE.