Articles by: Jesse Carr

An Inside Look at Eric Elms’ Studio

Photography by: Sam Alive Produced by: Dan Hwang In the middle of a nondescript block in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, a building with a brick facade painted blue leads to two studios. After passing through the neat room of an artist whose giant monochromatic works dominate the space, we got to …

An Inside Look at Colossal Media

Photography by: Sam Alive Produced by: Dan Hwang Last week in our Fresh & Creative segment, we presented you with an interview with Paul Lindahal, Vice-President of Colossal Media, the largest outdoor mural painting company in the world. In that segment, we displayed some of Colossal’s finest work, from …

Never Run Alone: A conversation with Run Dem Crew and NYC Bridge Runners

Running has long been considered the hobby of loners, high school kids who don’t fit in with the jocks, or suburbanites trudging alone with an iPod. While we see athletes like LeBron James, Cam Newton, and Cristiano Ronaldo plastered everywhere, the image of the runner is seemingly …

Packer Shoes x Saucony Grid 9000 “Trail Pack” | Release Info

Packer Shoes in Teaneck, NJ has a reputation for keeping a great array of brands on the shelves. Unlike many spots, this boutique ventures much deeper than the standard fare of the latest Nike releases. Mike Packer, the shop’s proprietor, is prideful about giving many lines some …

Flexible Innovation: A Conversation with Mark Miner of Nike Running

Produced by: Dan Hwang We showed you the Nike Free 2012 exhibition recap from a few days ago, where Senior Footwear Designer Mark Miner was on hand to disseminate the virtues of the new Free running models. We had the rare opportunity to get a one-on-one interview …

Freshness Feature: Deep Roots, Broad Horizons: A Conversation with Nic Harris of Kangol

Get ready for some exciting new feature articles from Freshness. If you’re a regular reader of the site, you know that our features have a deep set of visuals and an in-depth breadth of knowledge that we think is unique on the web. With our latest feature, …

Kanye West & Jay-Z – Watch The Throne | Release + Tour Dates

The most powerful names in hip-hop– Jay-Z and Kanye West –have worked together often in the past. From Kanye’s production of tracks like “Takeover,” “Izzo,” and even one track from the 2000 album Vol. 3… Life and Times of S. Carter, and on various guest appearances afterward, …

Hurley x Nike Air Max 90 – Phantom 4D

After flexing their technological ability on a pair of pair of Phantom 4d boarshorts, Nike and Hurley again team up for a re-working of the Air Max 90. This model features the artwork of graffiti artist Dalek, whose signature can be seen on the tonal inner heel …

Packer Shoes x PRO-Keds x Biz Markie – Backyard Barbeque | Event Recap

Packer Shoes in Teaneck, NJ was the site of a good ol’ fashioned barbeque DJ’d and MC’d by old school hip-hop legend and Yo Gabba Gabba star Biz Markie. The cause for celebration was the release of the PRO-Keds 69er in collaboration with Packer Shoes. Three models …