Nike HTM2

Nike's most highly regarded collaboration team adds a fourth member and launches a new shoe

Mark Parker, Hiroshi Fujiwara and Tinker Hatfield have been collaborating for nearly ten years on the HTM series of Nike sneakers which are among the most coveted by collectors. During a recent conversation in Tokyo Parker stated that their mission has always been “to push the limits on style and performance and try some things that might not come out of the company naturally thru …

Diesel Black Gold A/W 2010

Style notes on Greek designer Sophia Kokosalaki first collection for Diesel's Black Gold line

With acclaimed Greek fashion designer Sophia Kokosalaki at the helm, the Diesel Black Gold Autumn/Winter 2010 collection maintains its defining rock ‘n’ roll attitude but updates it with the newly-appointed designer’s characteristically intricate details. To set its pieces apart from their world-renowned denim, the Italian label’s high-end line uses better fabrics and elaborate embellishments, like this season’s metal embroidery. Kokosalaki seemed to embrace a heavy …

Drawn From Clay

Atelier NL's sources clay from Holland for an award-winning conceptual collection of pottery

What began as an excavation and exploration of the soil in the Noordoostpolder area of central Netherlands has led to an award-winning exhibition and stunning series of hand-crafted pottery by studio Atelier NL. The range, titled “Drawn From Clay,” includes unique pieces of pottery that double as geographical samples of the soil from which they’re made. Judged by designer Ross Lovegrove, Droog co-founder Renny Ramakers, …