10.08.14 / Permalink / Comments (0)

Nick Glackin

Manchester-based photographer Nick Glackin, aka Glackster, has taken the concept of footwear photography to a whole new (and much smaller) level...

19.07.14 / Permalink / Comments (0)

SY: Rebus Series

With the interest in sneakers currently surging worldwide, more and more people have been turning their hand to illustrating them - via digital media in particular. With so many having a go, it's been harder for artists to find a niche and create a style which really stands out from the crowd, but one such successor to this challenge is Manchester-based illustrator Sam Yau...

05.07.14 / Permalink / Comments (0)

Vans Custom Culture

Now in its fifth year, the Vans Custom Culture art competition aims to inspire high school students across the United States to embrace their creativity and draw attention to the importance of art within education...

02.05.14 / Permalink / Comments (0)

Platform Six & adidas

Towards the end of last year, a number of artists and supporters of not-for-profit arts organisation Platform Six were approached to create 20 individual art pieces using the adidas Stan Smith as a blank canvas...

02.05.14 / Permalink / Comments (0)

From the Book: Jules David

Next up in our series of posts from the original Art & Sole book is this kaleidoscopic collection of sneaker-art by designer Julien Rademaker...

16.04.14 / Permalink / Comments (0)

Sneaker Series by Tilo Göbel

We first saw this project almost two years ago, and having just rediscovered it, we thought we should share it here on the blog. Entitled Sneaker Series, the project features expressionist sneaker illustrations by the multi-talented Tilo Göbel (aka Tilogo)…

13.03.14 / Permalink / Comments (0)

Modla & Damilola Odusote & Nike

London-based 3D printing design consultancy Modla has collaborated with up-and-coming artist Damilola Odusote (also working out of London) to create this unique sculpture themed around references to Nike and their Air Force 1 sneaker…

02.03.14 / Permalink / Comments (0)

Field & Nike

As part of last year's Nature Amplified exhibition (see our original piece on the event here), Nike also commissioned digital art specialists Field to produce a series of four animations to help celebrate the launch of the Nike Hyperfeel shoe...

27.01.14 / Permalink / Comments (0)

Nike & Hotel

If you’ve been impressed by the retail design/art crossovers that Nike have been using in their UK stores recently, chances are that London-based Hotel Creative are the boundary-pushing agency behind the work...

29.11.13 / Permalink / Comments (0)

Filfury & size? & Nike

Today sees the launch of the latest collaboration between size? and Nike - a two-shoe release including the classic Air Max 93 and Air Huarache running silhouettes (both sporting 90s-inspired teal/purple colourways). To help promote the launch of the shoes, size? worked with Amsterdam-based artist and graphic designer Filfury (aka Phil Robson) to create these very intriguing teaser images entitled Bringing Back the Once Extinct...