Marc Newson’s $12,000 Collaborative Hourglass for Hodinkee

Esoteric and mesmeric are two words industrial designer Marc Newson uses to describe his new collaborative product (with watch expert website HODINKEE) an hourglass. It’s far more than these descriptors however. This time-counting apparatus documents 10 minute cycles, and does so with roughly 1.3 million copper-coated nanoballs fighting their way through a hand-blown glass neck. The sounds produced along the way mimic a lush rainstorm. …

NikeLab Air Vapormax + Marc Newson

A FlyKnit and leather moccasin in a never-before-seen silhouette

We’ve reached the 30th anniversary of Nike‘s Air Max technology. For some that will trigger nostalgia over iconic silhouettes—and the technical capabilities they delivered. For the team at NikeLab, it was a milestone invitation to continue advancing. And with that, they launched three new partnerships as part of the ongoing Nike Vision-AIRS series, one of which being the return of industrial designer Marc Newson. For …

Nike Reintroduces Marc Newson’s Zvezdochka Shoe

The curious, space-inspired, interlocking shoe design sees a limited rerun for its 10th anniversary

Initially launching in 2004, the innovative and pleasantly bizarre Zvezdochka shoe from Nike was ahead of its time. Upon introduction, many questions were asked—including how in the world you pronounce the name. Designed by Australian industrial designer Marc Newson and inspired by time spent at the Russian Space Agency, the modular, four-piece design was imagined as a multi-purpose shoe for cosmonauts—and named for the Russian …