13.12.15 / Permalink / Comments (0)

Toby Neilan: Air 2 Zoom

Two months in the making, Air 2 Zoom is a new project by graphic artist (and Art & Sole contributor) Toby Neilan, in which he’s illustrated an A-Z of his favourite Nike sneakers…

10.11.15 / Permalink / Comments (0)


With a subtle reference to the embroidered imagery that often features on special edition footwear, Spanish artist Benirivas creates incredibly detailed miniature versions of her favourite sneakers using needle and thread...

31.07.15 / Permalink / Comments (0)

From the Book: Federico Uribe

For the latest in our series of stories taken directly from the Art & Sole book, we look at the nature-inspired sneaker sculptures created by Federico Uribe in collaboration with Puma...

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

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...

04.04.15 / Permalink / Comments (0)

Converse: Made By You

Since its debut in 1917, Converse's Chuck Taylor All Star has become one of the world's most iconic sneakers. The brand's latest campaign, entitled 'Made By You', celebrates the stories behind the Chucks owned by various fans, artists and musicians. Whether hand-painted, covered in mud or worn through with holes, the campaign aims to showcase each pair's personal story - demonstrating the vast potential of Converse's ultimate blank canvas...

18.03.15 / Permalink / Comments (0)

Nike Masters of Max

Celebrated on 26 March, Nike’s second annual Air Max Day is approaching fast - and the build up to the event is in full swing. Masters of Max: The Air Max Icons sees Nike looking back to the icons of the Air Max family with these beautifully rendered air-themed images…