Devá States began its journey as an Indonesian t-shirt brand founded in 2015 by two friends Mol Edrin and Theo Kusuma. Today the brand is recognized for its vibrant graphics, colors and textures. Adopted from one of the most ancient Indonesian languages, Devá translates as the shining one, divine or anything of excellence. Brand takes an eclectic approach to the creative process of creating garments - combining the punk aesthetic of the 80’s, retro-futurism, surrealism and current internet culture. Devá States is inspired by a diverse range of references, issues and disciplines, mainly
[read more]referring to the traditional Japanese philosophy of wabi-sabi, celebrating the beauty in imperfection.