25.07.15 / Permalink / Comments (0)

Nike: The Anatomy of Air – The Artists Behind the X-ray

This year sees the 20th anniversary of one of Art & Sole's all-time favourite sneaker models, the human anatomy-inspired Nike Air Max 95. As part of the celebrations, Nike tasked two artists known for their anatomy-based work to illustrate the iconic silhouette (plus its recently released updated versions) as if made from flesh and blood...

25.07.15 / Permalink / Comments (0)

Lydia Kasumi Shirreff

We’ve covered a fair few paper-craft sneaker projects on the blog (and in the book) over the years… but none have had quite the level of finesse as this beautifully shot work from London-based illustrator and set designer Lydia Kasumi Shirreff

26.06.15 / Permalink / Comments (0)

Vans & Takashi Murakami

Vans have teamed up with Japanese contemporary artist Takashi Murakami for this 2015 Vault by Vans collaboration. Here we take a look at the collection - spanning sneakers, apparel and skateboards - all of which will become highly sought-after collectors items in an instant...

26.06.15 / Permalink / Comments (0)

Art & Street Sole

It's been a while - but the time has once again arrived for us to share our ten favourite on-foot art and design-related sneaker photographs found on Instagram...

24.06.15 / Permalink / Comments (0)

Vans & UBIQ & Ron English

Released over the weekend, this project between Vans, UBIQ and prolific street artist Ron English is an outstanding collaboration. English has been called 'the godfather of street art' and you can certainly see why with this excellent 'Camo Deer' release...

17.06.15 / Permalink / Comments (0)

Nike & ESPO

Created in 2004 by Philadelphia and New York graffiti legend Steve Powers (aka ESPO - Exterior Surface Painting Outreach), this unique Air Force 2 Low is a shoe we've always wanted to feature on here the blog...

16.05.15 / Permalink / Comments (0)

Dominic Goldman & Nike

London-based creative director Dominic Goldman has created a collection of Air Max 1-inspired artworks using solid concrete. Each pair (produced in either white, grey or black), is meticulously detailed and weighs in at a heavy-duty 3.5kg...

10.05.15 / Permalink / Comments (0)

Le Coq Sportif & Liberty

Following on from our previous Le Coq Sportif post, we've also been wanting to mention their recent collaborations with Liberty Art Fabrics. With three collections already this year, we take a look here at the first (and our favourite) collaboration from the duo...

05.05.15 / Permalink / Comments (0)

Nike & James Jarvis: Interview

Last Friday saw the London launch (at Slam City Skates East) of a two-shoe collaboration between Nike SB and graphic artist James Jarvis. As we’ve worked with James before, we wanted to ask him a few questions about the project and the inspiration behind the artwork…