We travel to discover. It’s movement that makes us feel alive, and the unknown that we are drawn to from the very beginning of our lives.
Humans are restless, curious and captured by an endless obsession with exploration. It’s the departure from routine where new ideas are born or new friends are made.
Sometimes, we even get lost only to find ourselves.
Our capacity to feel inspired, to be moved by beauty or filled with awe, is one of the fundamental characteristics of human life. For me, nothing inspires like travel.
I can think of few things more exciting than venturing outside with my camera strapped around my chest, ready to explore new unknown places. It’s in these moments I feel free from any attachment or responsibility. It’s just me with my camera, taking it all in.
Introducing the Urban Explorer Sweatshirt.
Over the last couple months I teamed up with my friends at Unsplash to create something special. Unsplash embraces this spirit of discovery, so it only felt natural that we join forces.
The Urban Explorer Sweatshirt is our first collaboration. It’s an attempt to make something for our fellow explorers and creators. We aimed to create a piece that is high quality, yet subtle in its design. It’s made to be used as much as possible. The sweatshirt is a limited edition crew neck, made custom by hand in Canada.
We used 100% French Terry Cotton, 400gsm for a reason. It’s not only super comfortable, but French Terry Cotton is known to keep you dry and cool because of its water absorbent properties. The sweatshirt can be worn year round and works great for layering.
The print design is a subtle black foil on black cotton that reads “Fernweh & Wanderlust.” Fernweh is German and roughly translates to “The longing for distance and a strong desire to travel.” These two words describe everything we’re about.
If you’re interested in The Urban Explorer Sweatshirt, you can purchase one here. It’s a very limited edition, so you’ll be one of just a few of us wearing it out there in the wild. And you’ll be warm.