Art & Design: The Walkmen + Etsy

For indie music stalwart The Walkmen’s newest album Lisbon, the band sought an interesting partnership with handmade marketplace Etsy to create a collection of limited edition items inspired by the Portuguese city.

The band partnered with three Etsy artists to create signed silkscreened album inserts, T-shirts and posters. Using Portuguese decorative tiles, pavement designs, mosaics, and motifs as muse, the collaboration beautifully links music and craftsmanship. For the T-shirts, design company Sheepshead screen-printed a delicate cork cell, an homage to Portugal’s large cork industry.

The items are available exclusively for purchase online at Etsy. Lisbon was released in the US on September 14th and will be available in the UK on October 11th.

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