Articles by: James

Audi A7 Paper Model

Audi A7 Papercraft Model

Audi has launched a number of notable, creative, and well executed ad campaigns in recent years, highlighting key company milestones, high tech product improvements, and new models. As part of the campaign behind the new A7, Audi retained graphic design artist Taras Lesko to create a paper … READ MORE

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Freshness Week In Review: 5/02/2011 5/08/2011

There’s obviously one story that defines this week, but for a round up of the happenings the in worlds of streetwear, sneakers, gear, art, and culture, read on. First up was another welcome charity effort, this time by marquis European retailer Oki-ni, who stepped up with a … READ MORE

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Freshness Week In Review: 4/24/2011 5/01/2011

Among the overwhelming number of stories we covered this week, it was great to see the release of several projects benefitting victims of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami, from organizations with ties to street art and streetwear; the coalition included Bedwin & the Heartbreakers, Deluxe, Beams, the … READ MORE

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Freshness Week In Review: 4/17/2011 4/24/2011

Busy as ever this week; here’s a roundup of some of the notable happenings in sneakers, cars, gear, and art. First off, streetwear cartoon collaborations are a classic, and the this week Stussy and Marvel – two of the giants in their respective fields – got together … READ MORE

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Manny Pacquiao x Nike Trainer 1.3 Max

Manny Pacquiao is very, very busy man – in addition to being one of the best boxers alive, he’s managing both a budding political campaign, and his overwhelming level of celebrity in the Philippines. Still, Pac Man has to put in the road work, just like any … READ MORE

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maharam x Nike Dunk High Premium

Nike expands the ongoing collaborative relationship with maharam, to now include a Dunk High. The shoe is done in a beautiful woven horsehair upper, which is combined with premium grade mustang colored leather trim. Maharam is a century-old company, renowned worldwide for their interior textiles, which have … READ MORE

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The LeBrons Episode 3: Gloria

In episode three of The LeBrons, the gang is faced with a potentially tricky domestic situation: Wise LeBron’s neighbor Gloria needs a place to stay while her house gets fumigated. The other LeBrons – Kid, Athlete, and Business – aren’t that excited that neighbor Gloria is around … READ MORE

adidas Originals x real mad hectic "YOPS! IMMOTILE"

adidas Originals x real mad hectic “YOPS! IMMOTILE”

adidas Originals have teamed up with prolific sneaker collaborators real mad hectic again, on the new “YOPS! IMMOTILE” shoe. Previous collaborations between the two included the Adidas Originals X HECTIC Yops! Samba, and a Yops! T-Shirt. This latest shoe builds on the aesthetic theme of the previous … READ MORE

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Freshness Week In Review: 4/10/2011 4/17/2011

As always, much to discuss from the week’s news; we have a familiar theme this week: sneakers – with an interesting collaboration between Nike SB and artist Goeff McFetridge, plus the unique Black Cat, Good Luck-Bad Luck pack, which includes some highly unique Footscape Woven models, two … READ MORE

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Nike SB x Geoff McFetridge Paper Dunk High For MOCA

Even if you’re not a skateboarder, this is really cool: on Thursday, April 17th, the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), is opening an exhibit focused on the history of graffiti and street art, which includes a skateable art installation; the installation was designed by skate legend Lance … READ MORE

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Nike CR Mercurial Vapor SuperFly III – Cristiano Ronaldo’s First Signature Boot

Even if soccer hasn’t quite broken into the mainstream in the US, it’s impossible to deny the sport’s vibrancy around the world. And Nike has been both tapping into the fanbase, and simultaneously injecting a forward thinking – yet accessible – fashion into the sport. A perfect … READ MORE