About ENGRAFFT and the artist behind it
ENGRAFFT is an artist created, street art rooted clothing line from California. Started by San Francisco born, and raised in The City and Monterey Bay, California mixed-media graphic artist, fashion and graphic designer Derek Hanneman in 2014. Derek had the dream of creating more than just a clothing line with his art on it- an extension of his art, a unique hybrid of clothing and various art forms, artistic roots and Derek's 'living' graphic styles, created as early as 2010, which tie together the line. Created for the love of the art and combining it with clothing, with a special concept that ties it all together, in August 2014 ENGRAFFT was started. ENGRAFFT pushes forward into the future steadily releasing new pieces with Derek putting his heart into every part of the process of building this line, including creating the designs and screen printing the pieces on high quality garments.
The concept behind ENGRAFFT is bringing together Hip-Hop/street art roots, illustration, graphic design and clothing like grafting together organic parts together into a new combined form of art infused clothing, or Grafted Art Clothing. Aiming to "ENGRAFFT", or instill the minds and bodies these original, evolving, 'living' graphic styles by making the art wearable. Derek promotes the message of remaining creating, remaining original and remaining inspired. Always creating for the love of the art. Steadily building the Living Styles Movement, as these "Living Styles" that are grafted with ENGRAFFT spread and are worn and internalized by more and more people.