British artist and sneakers-addict Phil Robson, also known as FILFURY, uses digital softwares to transform Nike Basketball, Adidas, or Reebok sneakers into spiders, rays, butterflies, bats or beetles. He keeps the textures and the colors of each sneaker’s model.
On the occasion of the last Black Rainbow Magazine issue with Kobe Bryant and basketball in the spotlight, the French photographer Jean-Yves Lemoigne shot a series of photos for the iconic sports brand Nike. Just like his work, the photographer has explored multiple exposures and transcribed the movements in a unique way.
To celebrate the Air Max Day 2015 on March 26, Nike decided to settle in the Parisian Metro. the ghost station, located between Republic and Strasbourg-Saint-Denis on line 9 to Pont de Sèvres, hosts a stunning light installation consists of red and blue giant bubbles, and a sparkling logo.
The iconic sports brand Nike collaborated with the Japanese fashion studio Sacai to launch a capsule collection designed especially for women athletic performance. The founder of Sacai, Chitose Abe, used Nike archives to create the eight pieces to which he has incorporated more feminine shapes like pleats or lace.
For the Spring 2015 campaign of the Russian retailer Sneakerhead, director Inna Klen did a spot that shows the famous Russian dancer Lilia Skovorodnikova. With elegance, she reveals spring sneakers through a ballet where we can see steps and silhouettes made on Adidas, Nike and Asics.
The Mill, whose we already have talked about many times, is a production company of videos and motion design based in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and Londres. On a music by Hatt & Mosely – “The Arsonist”, they have revealed all that they’ve achieved through this showreel : for clients such as Festival de Cannes, Guinness, Cadillac, OFFF, Nike, MTV and also the BBC.
In a series with 24 iconic sneakers of Nike, photographer Joost van Brug (also known as Reluct) has captured different models in perpetual movement thanks to the long exposure technique. On the baseline : “Sport shoes are designed to look fast, so why not picture them like that as well?”, the movement creates a colors’ palette defining each sneaker. Find out more in the gallery.
By playing smartly with Nike’s baseline, French artist Mr Plant gives us the series “Just Grow It !” : a collection of sneakers customized by flowers and plants of all kinds such as daisies, bonsaïs, bark, orchids, tree trunks and dandelions. A beautiful work bringing more relief to the swoosh.
American artist Michael Murphy (whose we already have talked about on Fubiz) creates very beautiful contemporary and complex installations made with a lot of elements which shape a homogeneous piece when they’re gathered. If we move a bit, a cross could become simple suspensions of objects and symbolic portraits.
Arranged at Chicago Nike Town, this installation is actually a heap of gold-plated sneakers-shaped slabs, hanging from the ceiling and placed in order to represent Michael Jordan from his Air Jordan logo. A fabulous sculpture created by American artist Michael Murphy . More details in images and video.
Holypopstore has launched its new concept store in Rome, in an art gallery. The store presents different brands such as Nike, Adidas, Vans, Beats and Medicom Toys but also New York-based artist Kaws’ artworks, exhibited in special areas. This concept store collaborates also each month with artists for shoeboxes’ limited edition. Holypopstore officially opens its doors today with a live-performance of American painter Buff Monster.