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Sneakers

Howie Kahn, Alex French and Rodrigo Corral


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An absolute necessity for design devotees and sneakerheads of all ages. Sneakers is a definitive exploration of the creative energy, innovation, collaboration, and visionary intelligence behind the cultural phenomenon of sneakers.
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  • Hardcover
    $26.60
ISBN: 9780008274795
ANNOTATION:
An absolute necessity for design devotees and sneakerheads of all ages. Sneakers is a definitive exploration of the creative energy, innovation, collaboration, and visionary intelligence behind the cultural phenomenon of sneakers.

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An absolute necessity for design devotees and sneakerheads of all ages. Sneakers is a definitive exploration of the creative energy, innovation, collaboration, and visionary intelligence behind the cultural phenomenon of sneakers.

Publisher Description

An absolute necessity for design devotees and sneakerheads of all ages. Sneakers is a definitive exploration of the creative energy, innovation, collaboration, and visionary intelligence behind the cultural phenomenon of sneakers.

This beautifully illustrated book features over 300 pages of photos and interviews with industry gurus, sports legends and celebrities in a stunning package created by celebrated designer Rodrigo Corral.

The book's carefully curated list of participants takes readers to the centre of the action. Jim Riswold dishes on making commercials with Michael Jordan. Adidas's Rachel Muscat and Jon Wexler get philosophical about their star collaborator, Kanye West. Nike's legendary Tinker Hatfield takes a glimpse into the future. Professional tennis player Serena Williams shares an exclusive reveal. And much, much more.

Sneakers is an absolute must-have for sneaker lovers and anyone who is interested in design, creative process, street culture, branding, entrepreneurship, art and fashion.

Author Biography

For over a decade, Howie Kahn and Alex French have been reporting on culture, style, sports, technology and business for publications like The New York Times Magazine, WSJ, The Wall Street Journal Magazine, GQ, and Wired. Their work has appeared in dozens of publications, worldwide.

      Rodrigo Corral has created some of the most iconic visuals in publishing, partnering with talent such as Junot Diaz, Jay-Z, Deepak and Sanjiv Chopra, Chuck Palahniuk, Tory Burch, Gianna Angelopoulos, Gary Shteyngart, Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen, and organizations such as the Criterion Collection, New York Magazine and The New York Times. In addition to running the Rodrigo Corral studio, he is also the Creative Director for Farrar, Straus & Giroux and Creative Director at Large for New Directions.

Review

`A beautifully assembled collage of image, experience, and inspiration' Vogue

      "The definitive story of the sneaker universe."-Wall Street Journal Magazine

      "One of this year's coolest books"-Men's Journal

      "The new Sneaker Bible"-Sneaker Freaker

Review Quote

"The definitive story of the sneaker universe."--Wall Street Journal Magazine "One of this year's coolest books"--Men's Journal "The new Sneaker Bible"--Sneaker Freaker

Feature

  • The definitive book on sneakers - a beautifully designed and comprehensive oral history spanning from the designers of the classics to today's superstars who wear them. Sneakers have exploded: It's now a roughly 85 billion a year industry that spans fashion, sports, everything. Stella McCartney makes sneakers, Kanye; everybody has them, has an opinion, a brand or style they prefer. The perfect gift for all the sneakerheads in your life. * The US edition is already getting great coverage on key enthusiast blogs, including HYPEBEAST and STRAATOSPHERE. They're anticipating a 100,000 print run with extensive media coverage and social campaigns.

Product Details

Author
Howie Kahn, Alex French, Rodrigo Corral
Publisher
Harpercollins Publishers
Year
2017
ISBN-10
0008274797
ISBN-13
9780008274795
Format
Hardcover
Publication Date
2017-11-02
Pages
320
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Media
Book
Language
English
Audience
General/Trade