Bali’s surf professional Chak Heavy and designer Mike Flache will start
their cooperation as of 1 May 2012.
Bali / Stuttgart, 16 May 2012
Everything began with a spontaneous idea at the start of the year. Now the time has come. The Bali surfer Chak Heavy and the German designer Mike Flache will work together. The cooperation will start on 1 May.
Bali Surfers“ Style
Chak and Mike plan to release a series of eccentric surfboards over the course of the year. An accessories collection is to follow. The project is titled „Bali Surfers‘ Style“. The aim of the two partners is to express both the individual surfer culture and the culture of the country in a sporting and artistic way.
„The cooperation with Chak is something special for me. We share the same philosophy and regard surfing as a fascinating combination of freedom, sport and aesthetics. Together, we wish to share this unique attitude to life with sport enthusiasts around the globe,“ says Mike Flache.
The designer is famous for his varied designs in the lifestyle area. The German national has designed furniture, accessories, laptops and computer games, amongst other things. Mike often cooperates with sportsmen, musicians and companies for creative projects. Further information on the designs of Mike Flache can be found at: „>www.mike-flache.com
A life on the wave
Chak Heavy has been surfing for more than half his life. At the tender age of eight, he mastered his first big wave. Today, the 26-year-old is a member of the Heavy Dudes Team and is present at almost all important competitions. In the Volcom Stones Grillfish Surf Series he most recently came second.
Chak is not only active himself, but also committed to the grass roots. As an instructor of the Kamafari Surfcamp (),“>www.kamafari-surfcamp.com), he passes on his experience to surf enthusiasts from all around the world.
Mike Flache is a designer in the lifestyle area. He has been shaping the aesthetics of many products and brands around the globe for more than a decade. Furniture, accessories, laptops and computer games carry his distinctive signature, as do packaging items and corporate identities. He designs for medium-sized family-owned businesses and for leading branded companies.
Mike Flache. Studio Germany
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