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A global design project inspired
by-and-for the beautiful game

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Created by PUPILA and Alive and Kicking, BOLA invited 32 creatives from the 32 countries qualified for the 2022 World Cup.

Each designer created a ball design to represent their country. Each football was hand-crafted by Alive and Kicking. The collection will be shared with the world so football and design fans will be able to get them, with all proceedings going to Alive and Kicking and their phenomenal projects in Africa.

32 COUNTRIES
32 CREATIVES
32 FOOTBALLS

32 COUNTRIES
32 CREATIVES
32 FOOTBALLS

32 COUNTRIES
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CREATIVES
32 FOOTBALLS

GROUP A

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Qatar x Shima Aeinehdar

Shima Aeinehdar is a graphic designer, illustrator, and lettering artist based in Qatar. Her work focuses on visualizing philosophical concepts using Persian typography and illustration with her personal approach to data visualization.

@shima.aeen

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Ecuador x Juan Miguel Marín

Juan Miguel is a multidisciplinary artist / designer whose work explores the relationship between memory, sound, and emotion. When not immersed in his image-making endeavors, he can also be found creating music and playing football.

@juanmiguelmarin 

3-SEN

Senegal x Tongoro

Launched in 2016 by Sarah Diouf, and globally acclaimed, Tongoro is a 100% made in Africa label, designed and produced in Senegal. Beyonce, Alicia Keys, and Naomi Campbell, are among the celebrities using Tongoro.

@tongorostudio

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Netherlands x Studio Dumbar

Founded in 1977, Studio Dumbar is one of the most awarded design agencies in the world. They have worked with some of the biggest brands out there, creating brand strategies, visual identities and motion design.

@studiodumbar

GROUP B

5-ENG

England x Ilovedust

Specializing in design, 3D, illustration and branding, I Love Dust partners with some of the biggest brands in the world to create inspiring, innovative and award-winning work.

@ilovedust

6-IRA

Iran x Studio Kargah

Studio Kargah is a medium-sized independent studio that collaborates with cultural institutes inside Iran and around the globe. They also work as a creative laboratory, which tries to collect, classify, archive and curate the documents and artworks of Iran’s graphic design history.

@studiokargah

7-USA

USA x Lance Wyman

Over the past 5 decades, Lance Wyman helped define the field of graphic design. His most globally recognized project is the Mexico 68 Olympics design system, in which designed the logo and the overall brand architecture.

@lancewymannews

8-WAL

Wales x Murugiah

Born and raised in Wales, with Sri Lankan heritage, Murugiah works in illustration, art direction, typography and design; all made in a surreal, joyful, loud and unapologetic style using bright bold colors and very detailed graphical compositions.

@_murugiah

GROUP C

9-ARG

Argentina x Maxomatic

With his work exhibited in major cities around the world, and with collaboration with clients such as Nike, Wired Magazine, Spotify, New York Times, Maxomatic is one of today’s most respected collage artists and illustrators.

@maxomatic

10-SAU

Saudi Arabia x Milk

Cows do milk, Milk does brands. Milk is a creative network with a vast experience in branding for clients in all sectors, from food & beverage, to Government.

@bymilknetwork

11-MEX1

Mexico x Alejandro Magallanes

Born in Mexico City, Alejandro is dedicated his life to play and work with letters and images, sometimes commissioned by someone, and others just for pure pleasure. To date he has written ten books for children, two poetry and a couple of artist books.

@magallanes71

12-POL

Poland x 247 Studio

In the past 10 years, 247 studio has done over 200 projects, receiving over 50 awards, having worked with some of the most relevant brands in the world, including Adidas, Warner Music, Nike, Levis, and Coca-Cola, among others.

@247_studio

GROUP D

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France x Leslie David

Leslie David Studio focuses on creating visual and conceptual solutions across branding, print, digital, photography, direction and illustration. From clients around the world, to prestigious talks and awards, this is one of France’s most respected design studios.

@lesliedavidstudio

14-AUS

Australia x Wade and Leta

Wade Jeffree (born in Australia), and Leta Sobierasjki are the minds and hands behind Wade and Leta, the hottest design duo right now. Working for major clients and brands, they express their imagination through colors and shapes, giving the viewers “music for their eyes”.

@wadeandleta

15-DEN

Denmark x Hvass&Hannibal

Founded in Copenhagen by Nan Na Hvass & Sofie Hannibal, the studio works with graphic design solutions, illustration, identity, textiles, interior and more. The two have received several awards, held jury positions, as well as given talks and workshops around the world.

@hvasshannibal

16-TUN

Tunisia x The Square Kero

Born in Tunisia, and painting around the country, The Square Kero is a street artist, illustrator, and designer, focused in experimenting with arabic lettering and typography.

@the_squares_kero

GROUP E

17-ESP

Spain x Vasava

Founded in 1997, Vasava is a cross-multidisciplary design consultancy based in Barcelona. Their work is fun, expressive, impressive and timeless, and they have collaborated with some of the best brands in the world.

@vasavastudio

18-CRC2

Costa Rica x Pupila

Based in the little tropical paradise called Costa Rica, Pupila works for clients — big and small — in many parts of the world. They’re also known for putting together big and fun design conferences as well as self-initiated creative projects.

@pupila.co

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Germany x Eike König

Hort emerged from the Frankfurt techno scene in 1994. Hort does art direction, branding, creative consultancy, editorial design, graphic design, illustration, lectures and workshops all over the world.

@eikekoenig

20-JAP

Japan x Kentaro Okawara

Kentaro Okawara is a painter and sculptor who has been exhibited internationally, and has five art books published. His work explores his long held belief that making art is an expression of love and a means to connect with each other.

@ kentarookawara

GROUP F

21-BEL

Belgium x Vrints-Kolsteren

Founded by Vincent Vrints and Naomi Kolsteren, V-K work both locally and internationally on projects regarding art direction, photography and graphic design.

@vrintskolsteren

22-CAN

Canada x Concrete

Concrete is a Toronto-based creative agency engaged in all things brand. They work with major brands in North America, with a special focus on fashion, cosmetics and luxury. Their work is bold and provocative and they’re known for helping shape the creative landscape in Canada.

@concretedesignstudio

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Morocco x Blizzart

Merging between orientalism and futurism, Blizzart (Oussama Benjelloun) is a moroccan digital artist. His work is a mix of digital painting, 3D, and photography, being football one of his very personal passions.

@blizzart_

24-CRO

Croatia x Tea Jurišić

With clients the size of Adidas, Samsung, LELO, and the European Parliament, Tea Jurišić is an illustrator, and muralist, who is right now traveling all over Europe in a small Mercedes 207d, collecting impressions and inspiration from different cultures.

@tea_jurisic

GROUP G

25-BRA

Brazil x Rejane Dal Bello

Rejane Dal Bello creates work that is meaningful, engaging and lasting. Her work spans in several design fields, and works with clients in different industries. She has recently published her first book: Citizen First, Designer Second, with Counter-print.

@rejanedalbello

26-SER

Serbia x Jasmina Zornic

Bold, strong, colorful and geometrical, Jasmina is an art director and graphic designer skilled in typography, branding, illustration, and pretty much all things design.

@jasminazornic_design

27-SUI

Switzerland x Studio Feixen

As Studio Feixen likes to put it, they focus specifically on nothing in particular. From selling fonts, to opening a pizzeria, and from giving funny talks, to decorating your home, Studio Feixen delivers visually stunning images matched with a strong idea.

@studiofeixen

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Cameroon x Maxime Manga

Maxime Manga has become the illustration go-to for some of the biggest names on the planet: Adidas, The New Yorker, Adobe, The Academy. His motto is "using diversity to create uniqueness."

@mboa.art

GROUP H

29-POR

Portugal x Bráulio Amado

Bráulio is a Portuguese graphic designer and illustrator currently living in NYC. He makes posters, record covers, illustrations, videos and some other stuff. His latest book is now being sold in the USA, Europe, and Japan.

@braulioamado

30-GHA

Ghana x Awo Tsegah

Sedinam Awo Tsegah is a Ghanaian visual artist based in Accra. After spending a few years in advertising, she decided to move into her own digital art, creating images that focus on social themes, politics and self reflection.

@awo_tsegah

31-URU

Uruguay x Atolón de Mororoa

Born 12 years ago, Atolón de Mororoa is one of Uruguay’s most recognized design firms. They have a fun and bold approach to design, with great usage of color and experimenting with type.

@atolondemororoa

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Korea Republic x Nivelcrack

Nivelcrack is a brand and creative studio dedicated to football and football culture. From becoming a relevant brand, to delivering great design as an agency, to having their own store and cafe, up to having a kick-ass team, this Korean brand strives to inspire people to be cracks.

@nivelcrack 

During the 2022 World Cup the entire collection will be exhibited at selected venues around the globe.

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Acid House, Barcelona (ESP)
22.11 - 30.12

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MADC, San José (CRC)
22.11 - 30.12

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Ryse Hotel, Seoul (KOR)
22.11 - 30.12

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