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Air Jordan 2012 Launch Event

A short while back, an Air Jordan passport showed up at the Freshness office asking us to save the date and get “ready to takeoff” for the official launch of the Air Jordan 2012. Early yesterday morning, Jordan Brand sent a SMS message that a driver will be picking …

Air Jordan 2012 – Officially Unveiled

Imagine a performance footwear that caters to your style of play. What was once a figment of sci-fi novels is now a reality. Introducing the Air Jordan 2012 from Jordan Brand, a case study on the progression of athletic footwear designs. A joint effort by designers Tinker …

Air Jordan XIV Retro – Last Shot | Release Reminder

Trivia: Which Jordan Brand sneaker got Tinker Hatfield inducted at the prestigious National Design Triennial back in 2000. Here is a hint, that very same design will be re-release again tomorrow. Its the Air Jordan XIV. Also dubbed as the “Last Shot” when Michael Jordan wore them …

RE-Fresh: Nike Air Trainer SC II Low (1987)

Produced by: Dan Hwang Written by: Jesse Carr Nike began in the early 70s as a company built to serve the specific needs of track athletes. After rapid growth and branching out into other sport-specific models, Nike needed to branch out. In the mid-80s, Americans were hitting …

RE-Fresh: Nike Air Raid 2 (1993)

Produced by: Dan Hwang Written by: Jesse Carr Nike and Spike Lee have a longstanding partnership that most associate with Lee’s portrayal of Mars Blackmon, the loud-mouthed hype-man with fat frames and a Brooklyn-printed biker cap in the Air Jordan commercials. Decades later, Lee continues to be …

RE-Fresh: Nike Air Tech Challenge II (1990)

Produced by: Dan Hwang Written by: Jesse Carr There is nothing subtle about Andre Agassi. His style was rebellious, and both his game and his appearance shook the conservative world of tennis. Strutting into hallowed courts in stonewashed, cut-off jeans over neon biker pants that he wore …

Nike MAG 2011 The Details + A Look Behind The Scenes | Videos

Only in so many words by Tinker Hatfield, but its likely that many of the technologies seen on today’s Nike footwears had their origins, directly or indirectly, from that very primitive movie prop on Back To The Future II. Finally, “the greatest sneakers never made” became a …

Nike MAG 2011 – The Story Behind the McFly Jacket | Video

True to his name, Tinker Hatfield approaches each of his design challenges with pure enthusiasm. But more importantly, Hatfield’s thoroughness in providing each project with more than just the solution itself meant his designs to be the most comprehensive. Aside from the original Nike MAG for the …