Phill Robson, better known as "Filfury" on Instagram, is a designer specializes in transforming Nike Basketball, Adidas and Reebok sneakers into works of art. These one-of-a-kind 3D sculptures depict animals, insects, or just random objects that showcase the various textures of his favorite sneakers, like the Nike Mag wolf head above. Continue reading for more.
These PlayStation 2 sneakers may look official, but they're actually the work of console modder Pino Linto. It's basically a pair of Nike VaporMax Plus kicks with gamepad buttons placed down the sides and a PlayStation logo added. Unfortunately, they can't be used to play games, but at the very least, they're great conversation pieces. Continue reading for a video preview.
Fashion brand Vans partnered with the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam to launch a painting-inspired clothing line inspired by the Dutch post-impressionist Vincent van Gogh. This limited-edition series will feature some of the artist's iconic collections, including Skull (1887), Almond Blossom (1890), Sunflowers (1889) and van Gogh's Self-Portrait as a Painter (1887-1888). The most sought after items will probably be the Vans Classics sneakers, which come in five designs, including one inspired by Old Vineyard with Peasant Woman (1890) as well as illustrations from his handwritten letters to his brother Theo. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
If you've got more than $40,000 burning a hole in your pocket and always wanted an original Nike Mag sneaker used in Back To The Future II, this could be your only chance. Despite its deteriorated and fragile state, bidding has already reached $41,000 with more than 6-days left in the auction block. To be more specific, the plastic outsole separates from the shoe when handled, and the midsole is crumbling, with all the bits placed in two small plastic containers. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Let's face it, running efficiently in flip flops is near impossible with today's designs, but iGUANEYE aims to change that with their 3D-printec creation. Simply put, it's a 2-piece rubber ergonomic sole that perfectly conforms to the contours of your feet. The 3D model was first created in Rhinoceros 3D, and then, with the help of Inpact, a prototype developing company based in Leiria, Portugal, the intricate design became a reality using a 3D System SLS printer. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
Nike teamed up with Sony to unveil Oklahoma City Thunder star forward Paul George's latest signature shoe, the PG-2 PlayStation Colorway, which combines his loves of basketball and gaming. Featuring both his own logo on one tongue and the iconic PS logo on the other, the design is dark blue, with neon sprinkles above the sole. On the technical side, the two logos light up and even vibrate when pressed, similar to real DualShock controllers, and is powered by a non-replaceable 150-hour battery. "It's amazing the relationship I have with Nike. They really took my inspiration and took my input to heart and created the shoe," said George. Continue reading for more fascinating images from around the web.
Forget ironing, the "Effie," is basically an automated ironing system that looks like a device from The Jetsons, as it's capable of ironing up to 12 different items of clothing at once. Simply hang each item on a special hanger and then place it into Effie. It handles all kinds of fabrics, including garments made of polyester, cotton, silk, viscose, and denim, all in about 3 minutes. Plus, the device gets rid of all creases and wrinkles, while reducing time spent ironing by 95%. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
Supreme is best known for their limited edition clothing pieces, but last year, the company released a brick embossed with its logo, and it sold out very quickly to say the least. Now one fan, Doug Schwartz, has taken this piece and encased it in a Louis Vuitton monogrammed cube to confront "our collective hypnosis and seduction with material objects in relationship to how fashion continually reinvents itself at an exponential pace." Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Forget shelling out big bucks for a pair of limited edition Nike Air Mags or HyperAdapts, these futuristic Adidas Flytrap sneakers ditch laces altogether. Simply put, the shoe wraps itself around the wearer's ankle the instant their foot is detected, and designer Ilyas Darakchiev has even built prototypes of how the shoes would function. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Before the iMac, iPod, and several other famous Apple products, the company gifted their employees a pair of white sneakers. Designed exclusively designed for employees in the early '90s, one pair of these rare kicks are headed for auction, with an exorbitant starting bid of $15,000. Believe it or not, the event's organizer, Heritage Auctions, estimates the value of the pristine pair of US size 9 1/2 at $30,000. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.