PBS News Weekend Highlights Savannah College of Art’s Sneaker sneakers Design Minor Degree

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Q4’s Quintin Williams is now a professor at his alma mater Savannah College of Art and Design. SCAD is helping to expand the opportunity for students looking to enter the sneaker sneakers design industry. I’ve covered Q and Q4 Sports here on the site: Q4 Sports Performance Basketball Shoes are “Born Ready” One of the coolest … Read more

Jordan Brand’s Spring 2022 Shows the Importance of Traditional Design

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The Air Jordan XII is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2022. Where you’ll find it is a product of the brand’s richly layered retro philosophy. Source: Jordan Brand Retro Preview Spring 2022 Official Images As 2021 came to a close there was an interesting shift taking place. Brands began to understand the advantage Nike and … Read more

This sneaker sneakers comes just after the announcement of the full | Something Dope to Start Your Week: Black Designer Records: Volume 1 Sketch Mixtape


I’m a huge fan of Christopher Dixon. I’ve talked about him on this site on a number of occasions. Most recently, he delivered us the sketchbook: What are the Creative Discovery Tools? | An All in One Intro To Sneaker sneakers Design Sketchbook Today, he launched what I hope becomes a series that I can ride … Read more

What are the Creative Discovery Tools? | An All in One Intro To Sneaker sneakers Design Sketchbook


CNSTNT:DVLPMNT – Constant Development Official Website (cnstntdvlpmnt.com) I came to sneaker sneakers design via Behance, CounterKicks and people like Dallas Stokes who built their own platforms to discuss with aspiring designers how to create sneaker sneakers concepts. I then latched on to D’Wayne Edwards, but all of this was done virtually and by any means I could … Read more

Allbirds x PENSOLE presents Better Responsible Design Program (BRD) – Pensole Design Academy


Source: Allbirds x PENSOLE presents Better Responsible Design Program (BRD) – Pensole Design Academy NOTE: Applications for the BRD program are open today (April 19) through Monday, May 24. The course will run for six weeks starting Monday, June 7th.  Allbirds & PENSOLE are searching for aspiring designers who want to help reshape how the world perceives sustainability. We … Read more

The Man Behind the Difficult Task of Building the UA Embiid One: Reggie Wilson 


UA’s Footwear Designer Reggie Wilson Shares What Went Into Designing Joel Embiid’s First Signature Shoe Source: Interview with UA Embiid One Designer Reggie Wilson I don’t work for Under Armour so I get to discuss the difficult aspects of launching a new attestation model from the outside. What do I mean by difficult? Let me … Read more

Under Armour Introduces Leon Gu the Designer of the Curry 7


Source: The Designer of the Curry 7 Discusses the Shoe’s Design Inspiration and What It’s like Creating a Shoe for the Sharpest Shooter in the Game In what I think is a first, I know the name of an Under Armour designer. If you find any sneakerhead and ask them to name a designer these … Read more

The Sustainability Report: Ep. 1 | How ‘Foundry’ Helps Streamline the Creation of Kicks


After being invited to speak at the Footwear Innovation Summit 2019 in Los Angeles, I discovered how little I understood the importance of sustainability and technology in the sneaker sneakers industry. Sneakerheads buy more pairs than the average consumer. While this is good for the bank accounts of brands, it’s not good for the ecosystem. In … Read more

Portland Business Journal Announces Foot Locker’s 2 Million Dollar Investment Into Pensole


The New York City-based athletic footwear and apparel retailer on Thursday announced a $2 million investment in Pensole Footwear Design Academy, the Portland-based school that Edwards started in 2010 to teach the next generation of designers. The investment is the biggest sign yet that Pensole has emerged as a critical part of the athletic footwear … Read more

FDRA Logo Design Content | Contest Entry Information


  My favorite collection of insiders are looking to celebrate their 75th Anniversary with a logo redesign. This is important as the only group fighting for sneakerheads behind the scenes are the people at the FDRA. While we talk colors and resale, they are trying to make sure President Trump doesn’t kill our industry with … Read more

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  Source: http://sneakerheadofstate.com As a former high school head coach, teacher and college professor my entire YouTube channel and all of my websites cater to one thing, educating and empowering those who don’t realize there are opportunities in the world of sneakers that go way beyond just copping and reselling. D’Wayne Edwards is placing a call … Read more

Design and Sample Production for the Next JmksportStore Shoe


A few weeks ago I began looking at the development of another JmksportStore Sneaker. Three years ago in 2015 I made the last shoe from JmksportStore. The project was wrought with errors from the manufacturer. The last used where Chinese beach 41 to 46, Which placed the shoe at a beach 8 to 12 on … Read more

Want To Win A Scholarship To Pensole and Design Sneakers?


  pensole_academy  Want to design sneakers with D’Wayne Edwards? Check out Lace Up: The Ultimate Sneaker sneakers Challenge on #YTRedOriginals 1. Watch the episode. 2. See the challenge 3. Submit your own design for that challenge at laceup.tv Winners will receive a Pensole scholarship!

adidas Recruits Top Young Designers | Submit Your Portfolio | adidas Design Academy


Source: adidas NEWS STREAM : adidas Recruits Top Young Designers Pensole has changed the game in design. Well, not exactly… there have been websites around for a while where designers placed their renderings of different concepts on the web to be viewed by peers. Pensole simply took the concept and turned it into a medium … Read more

Insider Ties: Brandblack Raven Sneaker sneakers | HYPEBEAST


Maximizing mobility. Source: Brandblack Raven Sneaker sneakers | HYPEBEAST It’s rare that I feel the need to share something from Hypebeast, but I haven’t done a BrandBlack post yet. It’s something I’ve overlooked. Although BrandBlack has one of the dopest NBA players wearing their gear, they just haven’t registered. When I saw this shoe, it hit … Read more

Insider Ties: ASICS “Chameleiod” Mesh Discovery


Gateway to ASICS Company Information, Investor Relations, Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability, Press Releases, Career and Recruitment and more. Source: ASICS Corporate In one of those, “damn why didn’t I discover that” moments, I just hit up the Asics corporate site to check on sneaker sneakers news and I found this tidbit of information about Asics’ … Read more