Tag results for: Phil Knight


Nike Better World – History featuring Phil Knight

Even a corporate giant such as Nike started out as a small company and its heritage and history is something of a backbone to the athletic brand. As they grew larger and widened their networks and supply chain, so too did their responsibilities and possibilities. But don’t … READ MORE


Happy Birthday! Nike Swoosh!

A simple check mark established itself as a timeless symbol on this Saturday some 40 years ago. With all the submissions in place, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office recognized the Nike Swoosh logo on June 18th, 1971. But what became the designer of this icon, who … READ MORE


Philip Knight x Oprah – Nike LunarGlide+ 2

Herself a tireless promoter of all things positive, an avid believer of sound mind and body, Oprah Winfrey received a pleasant surprise from Philip Knight during his recent appearance when the Nike Co-Founder presented her with her very own Nike LunarGlide+ 2. Imprinted with Oprah’s signature on … READ MORE


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


Nike Co-Founder Philip Knight On Oprah

For a label known all over the world, Nike‘s Co-Found Philip Knight remains a mystery.  Now Chairman of the company he founded with his long time mentor, University of Oregon track coach Bill Bowerman, Knight have always shunned publicity and the attention of the media, till now.  … READ MORE


Tinker Hatfield – New University of Oregon Matthew Knight Arena Floor Design

So much of Nike‘s history is intertwined with University of Oregon, it was little surprise that the company took an interest in building a new basketball arena for the Oregon Ducks. In place of the aging McArthur Court, circa 1927, will be the Matthew Knight Arena, a … READ MORE