Tag results for: Tinker Hatfield


Nike Air Tech Challenge II QS – “Hot Lava”

Last September – or lightyear in sneaker development cycles these days – we gave you a preview of what was in store for the Nike Air Tech Challenge II in 2014, focusing on a return of the “Hot Lava” print made famous by Andre Agassi. The reintroduction … READ MORE


The Game Plan by Champs Sports – Year in Review

Just like that and another 365 days are gone. While 2013 was uneventful for the most part, there was plenty of ups and downs throughout the year for sports fans. There was the triumphant moment when LeBron James and the Miami Heat retook the NBA Championship title, … READ MORE


Jordan Melo M10 | Officially Unveiled

With the arrival of the Jordan Melo M10, Carmelo Anthony and Jordan Brand celebrate ten years of on-court excellence. Nike legend Tinker Hatfield was brought in to work with Melo on the milestone shoe, which is laden with industry leading technology and a number of unique design … READ MORE


Tinker Hatfield Profiled by Esquire’s “How I Rock It” | Video

As profiled in Esquire Network‘s “How I Rock It” series, Nike design legend Tinker Hatfield is an industry veteran who’s still driven to innovate, even as his various accomplishments have left with him with nothing to prove. Hatfield happily discloses that his official title — Vice President of … READ MORE


Air Jordan 11 “Bred” Customs – By Tinker Hatfield | For Steve Mulholland

At Sole Collector Magazine’s 10th Anniversary party in Portland, Nike design legend Tinker Hatfield gifted SC founder Steve Mulholland with a custom version of one of Tinker’s most famous creations, a “Bred” Air Jordan XI. This particular pair was adorned with hand-scrawled artwork by Tinker himself, covering … READ MORE


Nike Free Flyknit 5.0 HTM SP

Nearly a year after the launch of the Nike Lunar Flyknit Chukka HTM, the creative collective known as HTM (short for Hiroshi Fujiwara, Tinker Hatfield, and Mark Parker) returns with another Flyknit Collection, this time honing in on the Nike Free sole as well. Dubbed the Nike … READ MORE


Nike Air Tech Challenge II “Hot Lava” Returns in 2014 | Preview

Some like it hot. And others like it volcanic. If you’re in that second group, then you need to listen up. The most sought-after look for the iconic Nike Air Tech Challenge 2 made famous by Andrew Agassi is making a comeback in 2014. Perhaps Nike has … READ MORE


Nike Air Tech Challenge II – Suede Pack

After some time in the shadows, the Nike Air Tech Challenge 2 is making its way back into the spotlight in the form of three new looks that will be hard to ignore. Each model comes in a two-toned colorway, presenting the Agassi sneaker in a Suede … READ MORE


The Game Plan by Champs Sports – Nike Sportswear Safari Pack

Inspired by an unassuming couch with deluxe ostrich leather appointment during a New York City furniture store visit, Nike designer Tinker Hatfield’s “Safari” print forever changed the notion of how sneaker should look like when the Beaverton-base company launched the Air Safari in 1987. Now, 26 years … READ MORE


designboom – Interview with Tinker Hatfield

The man. The designer. The legend. The genius behind almost every of His Airness’ sneakers and everyone else’s favorite footwear, Tinker Hatfield is almost god-like to sneakerheads. The Nike designer is an elusive get, but designboom was able to snag an interview with the chef of the … READ MORE


The Sneaker Ball: Nike’s Air Max celebration | Paris

It’s almost hard to believe a world before the Nike Air Max, which first hit the market back in 1987. It was one of Nike’s (and the sneaker industry as whole) biggest technology and stylistic innovations. To help pay tribute to the small air-filled capsule at the … READ MORE