A world of wooden burgers and floral brains

Cat Madeira Reader Find

By Cat Madeira in New Art on Monday 29 July 2013

Antoni Tudisco, a self-taught 3D digital artist, might only be 21, but his amazing portfolio will leave you impressed and wanting more. His latest works include amazing wooden donuts and golden burgers. The secret to his success: practice, practice, practice.

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Sneakers inspired by dim sum

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Food and Packaging on Friday 21 June 2013

Shoes yummy enough to eat? That’s the Dim Sum Project, a collaboration between Hypebeast and PUMA. Dim sum is a sort of Cantonese cuisine served in bite-sized portions, such as har gao (shrimp dumplings) and siew mai (pork dumplings) served in bamboo steamers. There are the har gao sneakers with ‘shrimp camo beneath a thin […]

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Sneakercube: shoe designs by Pawel Nolbert

Dean Christ Reader Find

By Dean Christ in New Design on Friday 13 April 2012

Love sneakers? Love compacted cars? Then this graphic designer has taken two of your favourite things and mashed them up. Sneakercube is a design project by Pawel Nolbert, who takes his wish list of swagged-out-high-end sneakers from Raf Simmons to Louboutin, and puts them through a process of cubification. There is not much more to it, but the result would make even the squarest person want to rock kicks. For comparison, each cubed sneaker is displayed next to its highly coveted original.

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Evisu collaborate with Common Projects

Zolton Contributor

By Zolton in New Fashion on Thursday 18 February 2010

We love the look of these sneakers, which are the result of a collaboration between uber-hip jean line, Evisu Jeans, and cult phenom label, Common Projects. The line will consist two styles of leather, vulcanized sneakers, branded as a limited collaboration using Common Projects’ trademark foil heel stamp. Good for all happy feet.

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Converse artist series

Zolton Contributor

By Zolton in New Fashion on Thursday 30 October 2008

Converse kicks off its hundredth anniversary with 1HUND(RED), a special artist series with proceeds going to the Global Fund. The project is a year-long release of shoes designed by notable artists, including Auckland-based illustrator, Dennis Juan Ma, whose shoe [above] is number twenty in the series.

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YoaKustoms

Zolton Contributor

By Zolton in New Products on Tuesday 16 September 2008

Amanda Yoakum is the creative whirlwind behind YoaKustoms, customised sneakers which stand as ‘an artistic expression rather than just a factory look’. We dig these kicks like we haven’t dug kicks in a long, long time.

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Six Letter Word

Kate Barnett Reader Find

By Kate Barnett in New Fashion on Monday 12 November 2007

It’s hard not to sigh at another vector face or skull and diamond combo. I’m guilty of skull overindulgence myself. But Six Letter Word — aka illustrator, Diogo Potes — balances skulls with other macabre themes to create art that actually looks fresh and interesting.

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