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Nike’s Flyknit Technology

Nike’s CEO and Designer Mark Parker and Fragment Design Founder Hiroshi Fujiwara discuss the design and innovation behind a collection that celebrates the performance attributes of Nike’s Flyknit technology while at the same time hints at its future capabilities - HTM Flyknit. 

HTM signifies the ongoing collaboration between style leader Hiroshi Fujiwara, Nike design legend Tinker Hatfield and Nike Inc. CEO and Designer Mark Parker.

via www.fastcodesign.com


Ride Styles of the Weird & Infamous
Emory Allen‘s poster for Artcrank Minneapolis 2012.

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Ride Styles of the Weird & Infamous

Emory Allen‘s poster for Artcrank Minneapolis 2012.

Alternative Sports in West, Central, and South Africa

There’s all sorts of creativeness coming out of Africa, but these are just a few examples of sports-related awesomeness (is that a word? If not, it should be) coming from Ghana, Uganda, and South Africa.

via @KarenKiberg

GAFFER TYPEFACE FOR PUMA FOOTBALL

Puma Football’s new typeface “Gaffer” by London design studio GBH

(Source: itsnicethat.com, via wongwong)

‘AMERICAN METAL’: Trophies symbolize more than athletic victory

America is billed as the land of opportunity where success is applauded and rewarded. When it comes to sports, success means victory which is usually recognized with a metallic trophy. Chris Cosnowski‘s paintings exaggerate the symbolism of trophies by increasing their scale and emphasizing their shiny finishes with bold, brightly colored backgrounds. His vivid, realistic approach mimics photography and elevates objects that tend to clutter bookshelves and den mantles and collect dust.“American Metal,” an exhibit of six works at Lyons Wier Gallery, is intended as a comment on American culture and examines the relevance of the objects and the endeavors for which they are given. According to the gallery Cosnowki, who lives and works in Chicago, is asking: “Are the activities represented in the paintings pertinent to society in today’s economic and political maelstrom?”

via: artsobserver.com

Introducing ‘Ella’, The First Foosball Table Featuring All-Female Teams

Now it’s her turn from rs barcelona on Vimeo.

via http://designtaxi.com/