Tagged: Sneakers

SoSolo sneakers download social media info, emit colors to match your personality traits

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Invasion of advanced electronics into fashion accessories is heading toward unknown future. Conglomerate of fabric and electronics has already earned itself the label “Smart Clothing”. A couple of years ago, smart clothing would have meant generating electricity using piezoelectric material or fitness trackers and sensors to collect data, but now, the scenario has moved on to another level – giving your accessories the ability to download and analyze data from social networks in order to respond in social settings. Read More…

ShiftWear E Ink sneakers can be customized on the go

Shiftwear sneakers with e-ink display

In this tech dominated world we have got used to customizing our gadgets with new themes and wallpapers every now and then. For example changing the wallpaper of our smartphone or toggling the watch face of trendy smartwatch. Upcoming trend that has come to the foray is changing the look and feel of your sneakers. Just imagine how you can change the look of and feel of your sneakers without having to buy a new one just because you’ve got bored of the existing ones. As cool as it sounds, the idea of having sneakers with design changing options to go with your outfit is so desirable.
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Patso Dimitrov designs superhero-themed NBA signature shoes

superhero-themed NBA signature shoes

How can we relate NBA players to superheroes? Well, here is one thought! On one hand, superheroes use their extraordinary gifts and abilities to save the world whereas on the other hand NBA players use their passion, talent and superhuman capabilities on the field to win matches. Often praised for their inhuman abilities, it’s not hard for us to imagine NBA players as superheroes. Patso Dimitrov, Copenhagen-based graphic designer got the inspiration from this comparison and came up with a unique idea of designing superhero-themed NBA signature shoes.
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Nike’s Michael Jordan sneakers take shape in the form of Legos

Nike Jordan Lego sneakers  by Tom Yoo

Making Lego replicas of famous sneakers is the passion of Tom Yoo who has an eye for Nike’ Michael Jordan edition of cool shoes. To take his love for sneakers made from Legos, Tom has created the Lego replica of famous Jordan XI Concord shoe designed by Tinker Hatfield and Jordan Carmine VI which sports a cool white and red color. It takes around 2000 Lego pieces to create these replicas and intricate eye for craft which should emulate the original sneaker design.
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PlayStation 4 inspired custom sneakers costs $950

JRDN 4 X PS4 custom sneakers by Jonny Barry

JRDN 4 X PS4 custom sneakers by Jonny Barry

If you cannot describe your love for the Sony’s PlayStation 4 in words, then we suggest, you should try to it express with your shoes. Well, Jonny Barry from FreakerSNEAKS actually have developed a trick to do that with his new custom sneakers. Dubbed JRDN 4 X PS4, the custom sneakers combines the classic Air Jordan 4 silhouette with the elements of PlayStation 4. Loyal to Sony products, the idea came to Jonny from his decision of buying the PS4 on release day. Therefore, his vision pushed him to try this idea onto a pair of Air Jordan IV’s.
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Flexible and durable 3D printed shoes that cost just $49

3D printed shoe by Michel Angelo

3D printing is going to be the future of manufacturing technology for sure and it has taken aback the world in a big way. Everything is getting 3D printed these days, right from duffel bag to 3D printed skull to save someone’s life. And now we have a 3D printed Leopard Shoes by Michel Angelo that are flexible and long-lasting for daily use, pretty much comparable to the comfort level provided by crocks.
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Experimental Talking Shoe Adidas basketball sneakers by Google

The Talking Shoe by Google

As a part of the Art, Copy, Code tech-powered advertising project by Google, the search engine giant has teamed up with artists Zach Lieberman and YesYesNo to create a Talking Shoe. To show how everything can be connected to technology, this experimental Adidas basketball sneaker has its own personality when it comes to conversing with the wearer. Equipped with accelerometer, gyroscope, pressure sensors, Bluetooth and other interesting technology components, the Talking Shoe very intelligently tracks the wearer’s movement and thereafter translates them back into meaningful conversation. For example if the wearer takes rest for too long the shoe comes up with a humorous or motivating phrase that prompts the wearer to keep pushing on in whatever activity he/she is undertaking. In the same way, if the wearer of Talking Shoe is doing rigorous activity for a long duration of time, the shoe appreciates the effort.
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Air Jordan Illustrated Fonts made from sneakers themselves

As a collaborative effort between 13th Collective and Will C. Smith, paying homage to the famous Air Jordan sneaker franchise the sneaker models have been converted into font shape on the retro card inserts that were readily available with the retro releases. The famous sneakers from Jordan brand like the Air Jordan IV, Air Jordan VI, Air Jordan XI, and more have been mend in such a way that they clearly resemble the font used in the sneaker release cards. According to Will this was a very interesting project for him and one that brought out his creativity. So have a look at these illustrated fonts made from the Jordan sneakers itself.

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