FNL Blog :: #10YearsOfFree | Nike Free 2024

FNL Blog :: #10YearsOfFree | Nike Free 2024

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May 23, 2014
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And with this post my six week journey into Nike Free is complete…..for now that is. I enjoyed learning so much about Free that I felt it was necessary to take a guess as to where Free could go in the future. So I looked ten years out and designed Free for the year 2024. […]

Why The Air Jordan XX9 Is Important
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Why The Air Jordan XX9 Is Important

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Apr 18, 2014
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I am assuming if you have made your way to my site you already know that the Air Jordan XX9 has been revealed. I have basically spent the past 12 hours digesting what I have seen and have learned and I have come to the conclusion that the XX9 has a greater impact on footwear […]

B Visits :: The Guardian Building

B Visits :: The Guardian Building

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Apr 2, 2014
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A couple of weeks ago I found myself downtown Detroit at the Guardian building. I will fully admit to you I have no idea of the history of the building but I will tell you it is fantastically stunning and beautiful. When you see the amount of color and proportion and size of the building […]

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

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Mar 14, 2014
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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
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ComplexSneakers :: Air Jordan Lab Series Imagined

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Feb 19, 2014
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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 […]

B Visits :: Lebbeus Woods Exhibition @ Eli & Edythe Broad Art Museum

B Visits :: Lebbeus Woods Exhibition @ Eli & Edythe Broad Art Museum

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Feb 13, 2014
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Your favorite architect’s favorite architect… Last week I made the trek to East Lansing, once again to the Broad Art Museum; to check out Lebbeus Woods, Architect. I had never heard of Lebbeus until I saw this exhibit pop up and I am glad I took the time to learn his work. My personal favorite architect is […]

My Keynote Speech at the 2014 Scholastic Award Ceremony

My Keynote Speech at the 2014 Scholastic Award Ceremony

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Feb 13, 2014
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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
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FNL Blog :: Infrared | The Craft Behind the Color

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Feb 12, 2014
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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

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Feb 7, 2014
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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
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FNL Blog :: RapLetes Part 1 | Kanye West

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Feb 6, 2014
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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 […]