#ModernFuture :: Podcast with Jordan Brand VP of Footwear David Schechter
In Media

#ModernFuture :: Podcast with Jordan Brand VP of Footwear David Schechter

By
Mar 14, 2014
No Comments

I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to speak with the Vice President of Footwear David Schechter about the Jordan Future and how it is a very significant play for the brand. We discuss the design process, the fact that there is two versions of the shoe, the release strategy and what it does […]

ComplexSneakers :: Air Jordan Lab Series Imagined
In Media

ComplexSneakers :: Air Jordan Lab Series Imagined

By
Feb 19, 2014
No Comments

I was asked by my good friends over at ComplexSneakers to come up with what I thought could be future concepts for the Air Jordan LAB series. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the LAB concept, it is basically a celebration of materials from Air Jordan’s past but reimagined on a different classic […]

My Keynote Speech at the 2014 Scholastic Award Ceremony

My Keynote Speech at the 2014 Scholastic Award Ceremony

By
Feb 13, 2014
No Comments

This past weekend I was the keynote speaker at the Northeast Indiana Scholastic Art Awards. It was an honor for me to be able to come back and speak at a ceremony that helped sculpt so much of my youth. It was in 2004 when I won my first scholastic award and it really showed […]

FNL Blog :: Infrared | The Craft Behind the Color
In Media

FNL Blog :: Infrared | The Craft Behind the Color

By
Feb 12, 2014
No Comments

This week for my blog at FinishLine, I wrote about the history and significance of the Infrared color within the Jordan Brand. I spoke with some of the design team who are very close to the product to get the first hand account about the iconic color.

FNL Blog :: RapLetes Part 2 | Drake

FNL Blog :: RapLetes Part 2 | Drake

By
Feb 7, 2014
No Comments

Today concludes my #RapLete’s post. Head over to FinishLine and check out my concept for Drake and be sure to go back and see my thoughts for what Kanye’s could be and the process that when into this whole idea. 

FNL Blog :: RapLetes Part 1 | Kanye West
In Media

FNL Blog :: RapLetes Part 1 | Kanye West

By
Feb 6, 2014
One Comment

Yesterday I gave you the sketch process and a little bit of the thought behind my vision for Kanye West’s first signature shoe with Adidas. Today I give you the final vision, so head over to Finishline and check out the full story behind it. It was one of my favorite things to write in […]

FNL Blog :: RapLetes | The Process

FNL Blog :: RapLetes | The Process

By
Feb 5, 2014
No Comments

Tomorrow, FinishLine will be posting up a project they challenged me with way back in December. It took me longer than I expected because I ushered my son into the world but now I have finally finished the project and it is ready for public viewing. They gave me the challenge of envisioning what Kanye […]

B Visits :: Eli & Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University

B Visits :: Eli & Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University

By
Jan 23, 2014
No Comments

So this visit breakdown is mad late since it happened last spring. In May I visited the Eli & Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University which is located in sunny East Lansing. I visited for two reasons, one the building was designed by one of my favorite architects, Zaha Hadid. Her creations are so […]

B Visits :: 2014 Detroit Auto Show

B Visits :: 2014 Detroit Auto Show

By
Jan 16, 2014
No Comments

Today I visited the NAIAS (North American International Auto Show) better known as the Detroit Auto Show. I have always had a feeling that every other year the show is worth seeing. It always seems like all the launches and concepts come one year and then the next year the brands take a break. However, […]

ComplexSneakers | Concept Colorways: The Air Jordan XX8 Reimagined
In Media

ComplexSneakers | Concept Colorways: The Air Jordan XX8 Reimagined

By
May 30, 2013
2 Comments

So this actually started out as a post I wanted to do for here but just couldn’t find the time. Fast forward a couple of months and I now have a wider audience and due dates over at Complex and I managed to make time for it. Funny how that works.  For me the XX8 […]