Articles by: Dan Hwang

Freshness Feature: An Interview with the Designers of Nike Air Maxim 1

As the proverb goes, “your eyes don’t lie”. For some people, seeing is believing, and that’s what Nike’s legendary footwear designer, Tinker Hatfield tapped into when he created the original Air Max 1. With a visible Air Unit that is an icon in itself today, the see-through and exposed air cushion inspired by Centre Pompidou in Paris had become an integral part of Nike’s Air Pack today…

Freshness Giveaway: Nike Air Maxim 1 – Sport Red

To help kick off the summer season and celebrate the return of an old classic, Freshness and in association with Nike Taiwan will be giving away a pair of the highly anticipated Nike Air Maxim 1 in Sport Red in size Mens US 9. To enter, simply …

Nike + Lance Armstrong – LIVESTRONG Products

Along side the introduction of its most ambitious initiative for 2009, the Stages Global Art Exhibition to benefit the fight against caner. Nike and Lance Armstrong’ss LIVESTONG foundation also previewed upcoming editions from the LIVESTRONG Collection this past Saturday.

New Balance x A.R.C. – M1300 Asia Release

After its debut in North America and Japan, the special collaboration between New Balance and NY-base A.R.C. is set to release this Saturday, February 21st.  In anticipation of the launch, Taipei’s trend-setting store INVINCIBLE went through a full window treatment, quite literally. Visitors to the store could …

Nike Singapore – New Flagship Store – NIKEiD Studio

Nike Singapore will be opening the first Nike flagship store tomorrow, November 28th, in the famed Orchard Road located at Wisma Atria Shopping Centre. The Nike Wisma Atria flagship store will offer exclusive products and services, such as the new NIKEiD Studio. To kick off the scheduled …

Nike Sportswear Store Tokyo – Interior Preview

Scheduled to open its door at Noon today, Tokyo time, Nike and its Nike Sportswear division will open its second stand alone flagship, Nike Sportswear Store Tokyo.  Constructed out of a network of raw concrete truss and reinforced corrugated steel panels.  Conceived by architectural legend Tadao Ando …

Colette x ASICS Onitsuka Tiger

Along with the recent preview of Colette’s collaboration with Oakley, due to launch this month.  Colette also revailed this collaboration with ASICS Onitsuka Tiger.  Base on the retro appearance of Saiko Runner MT, the Colette edition features an all white backdrop along with that trademark blue, in …

APPLEBUM – Fall/Winter 2008 Collection

APPLEBUM has just dropped the first delivery from their 2008 A/W collection.  Coupled with a keen sense and appreciation for detailed graphics and cutting-edge material, APPLEBUM continues to create products with a cult following, out of their headquarters in Tokyo.  Here are some shots from their Look …

Colette – New Store Opens !!!

All Photos Courtesy of Khalil After nearly a month worth of construction, the Parisian trend-setting boutique Colette finally re-opened its doors Monday, August 25th. Re-drawn by none other than architect Masamichi Katayama (片山 正通), one of the world’s best retail space designer and the founder of design …