Nike Makes Shoes From Shredded Magazines

Self-washing fabric, underground NYC (literally) and recycled-magazine Nikes round out this week's look at the web

Hackneyed commentary about the death of print and creative re-use aside, Nike’s new sneakers win not just for the unexpected use of castoff magazines but for how they incorporate the material. The clean, rational lines make for a Matrix-like effect, which nicely contrasts with the chaos of the one-of-a-kind patterns.