FNL Blog :: RapLetes | The Process

FNL Blog :: RapLetes | The Process

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Feb 5, 2014
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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

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Jan 23, 2014
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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

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Jan 16, 2014
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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, […]

Yeezy 3 | The Process

Yeezy 3 | The Process

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Jun 26, 2013
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Last week as Yeezy season came to the forefront of the world with Kanye West’s new album Yeezus being released, I celebrated the seasonal festivities with my own Kanye inspired design. On the day of the album drop I dropped what my idea was for the next in Nike’s collaborative line with Mr. West, the […]

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

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May 30, 2013
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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 […]

Classic | Elite Part 2

Classic | Elite Part 2

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May 1, 2013
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In yesterday’s post I gave you a breakdown of the first five shoes in my post for ComplexSneakers. Today I give you the final five, check them out below! Nike Shox Stunner Elite This concept is one of two that I would say is more of an inspired by the original and not just an […]

Classic | Elite Part 1

Classic | Elite Part 1

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Apr 30, 2013
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Last Friday my first post with the ComplexSneakers went live. It is to serve as an introduction to what is going to be a weekly series of mine on the amazing site. For my first post me and my good friend and long time Complex contributor, Brandon Edler, put together a list of classic Nike […]

Sketchbook Drop For April 14th, 2013

Sketchbook Drop For April 14th, 2013

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Apr 15, 2013
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So it’s been a minute since I did a sketchbook drop, more like months, but I am back with one! With tomorrow being Marathon Monday, I couldn’t help but start sketching a new running shoe. One thing that has been on my mind as of late is why have we not seen a Nike Free […]

#XX8DaysOfFlight | Designing The Air Jordan XVIII Isn’t Easy…
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#XX8DaysOfFlight | Designing The Air Jordan XVIII Isn’t Easy…

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Feb 7, 2013
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If the Air Jordan XIII provided me the motivation and the passion to become a designer, than the Air Jordan XVIII taught me that designing would not be easy, as it was my first Air Jordan I tried to “design”. The year was 2002 and I was in full sneakerhead mode. My shoe size was […]

Nike Zoom Kobe IX “Elite”

Nike Zoom Kobe IX “Elite”

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Feb 4, 2013
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The Zoom Kobe IX Elite takes what was already a light performance shoe in the Kobe IX and puts it on a diet. The Zoom Kobe IX Elite uses Forged Composite, a blend of carbon fiber and resin; to increase the structural integrity of the Active Control Heel Counter, thus giving it the lightest stability ever in a […]