sneakers

They Should Make These Tron Sneakers For Real

The French illustrator Romain Trystram thinks sneakers are an important part of the contemporary culture, and he is right. That why he decided to make these cool series of digital drawings where he mixes them with popular culture icons like Tron, Futurama, Star Wars or even Kebabs.


Adidas Is Letting You Make Instagram Shoes

Looking at every meal, snowflake and sunset through a sepia-toned screen is nice, sure, but you’re going to run out of battery at some point. Now, thanks to Adidas, you’ll never have to spend another Kelvin-free minute again — just look down.


A New Flexible Filament Lets You 3D-Print Custom Sneakers

Are you tired of waiting for Nike to design the perfect sneakers for your tastes? Thanks to a new flexible filament from Recreus that can be used in standard 3D printers without clogging the nozzle, you can finally design and print your own kicks in a wide variety of colours. The only limiting factors are your imagination and sense of taste.


Nike Designer Says Marty McFly's Power Laces Are Coming Next Year

If there was one disappointment about Nike’s awesome Back to the Future II Air Mag, it’s that the shoes didn’t have Marty’s power laces (and that they only made 1500 and neither you nor I own a pair). But Nike designer Tinker Hatfield says that’s about to change — power laces are coming in 2015. The future is here!


Remote-Controlled Sneaker Lights Blind Your Friends With Awesomeness

These days, a set of Velcro straps across the top of your kicks just isn’t enough to impress your sneaker freak friends. To guarantee you’re the envy of everyone on your block, forget about dropping hundreds on the latest pair of Nikes — instead, strap a pair of these Light Kicks LED strips to your feet.


Adidas And Run-D.M.C. Made A Pair Of Christmas In Hollis Sneakers

Forget the ugly sweaters, the Santa hat, the light-up tie, even that pair of green pants you only wear once a year. Adidas and Run-D.M.C. have created the only garment you’ll need for holiday parties and family dinners with their new Christmas in Hollis-themed Superstar 80s sneakers.


Nike Fridge Magnets Let You Design The Perfect Sneaker

Nike doesn’t realise it yet, but it could single-handedly make your fridge the most entertaining spot in your home — at least if you’re a sneaker freak. Because instead of poetry or Scrabble, the shoe maker has created a wonderful set of magnets that lets anyone be a sneaker designer, as long as you’re OK with never being able to wear your creation.


These Classic Nike Sneakers Are Actually Made Out Of Cigarette Packs

We’ve all felt it: The unique kind of envy that results from encountering something you want, but can’t afford. For some of us, it’s the new iPhone. For others, it’s a hot tub boat. For artist Jason Ruff in his younger years, it was sneakers and cigarettes — which serve as materials for his latest project.


From Chucks To Dunks: 100 Years Of Sneaker Design Visualised

Shoe companies have been mass-producing sneakers since the Converse All Star first appeared all the way back in 1917, and their designs have changed immensely since. But how did we get from no-frills kicks to Jeremy Scott’s garish winged monstrosities? A print from PopChartLabs shows the evolution over almost a century of sneaker design.


Nike PHOTOid: Design Awesome Kicks Inspired By Your Instagrams

Oh, this shoe? It doesn’t just look like that burger you had for lunch the other day, it was directly inspired by it, thanks to Nike PHOTOid, which lets you customise your kicks based on the colour scheme of your Instagram pics.