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In recent years the sneaker scene has exploded with limited editions and artist/designer collaborations. These specialist shoes are invariably produced as short runs, using innovative or luxury materials and often have bespoke packaging.

Art and Soul is the first book to focus exclusively on contemporary, cutting-edge sneaker design. It sets out to explore and to celebrate the creative side of sneaker culture, showing the best and most original rarities/collaborations and previewing the latest art and design. These are the shoes at the sharp end of sneaker culture—not shoes that can be found in your average sports store.

The book also highlights how creative advances on-the-scene have been furthered by a growing number of artists who base their work on sneakers—from sculptures made from dissected shoes, to oil paintings on canvas, and even the customization of the shoes themselves. There is now a huge crossover between sneaker culture and the worlds of art and design.

About the Author

London-based graphic design studio Intercity comprises Nick Foot, Nathan Gale, and Tu Hoang. Founded in 2004, the company has produced work for a variety of clients including 55dsl, Bush Records, Uniqlo, Five US, IDN, Carhartt, and Creative Review.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781856695657
Publisher:
Laurence King Publishing
Subject:
Fashion
Author:
Gale, Nathan
Author:
Intercity
Subject:
Technical & Manufacturing Industries & Trades
Subject:
General-General
Publication Date:
20081008
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 13 up to 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
10.50x7.70x.90 in. 2.20 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18 up to 99

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Excess Culture » Fashion for Life
Arts and Entertainment » Sale Books
Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Beauty and Fashion » Fashion » General and Costumes

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