andy van dinh + katie scott illustrate the NIKE AIR MAX 95 as anatomical drawings
 
andy van dinh + katie scott illustrate the NIKE AIR MAX 95 as anatomical drawings andy van dinh + katie scott illustrate the NIKE AIR MAX 95 as anatomical drawings
jul 16, 2015

andy van dinh + katie scott illustrate the NIKE AIR MAX 95 as anatomical drawings

andy van dinh + katie scott illustrate the NIKE AIR MAX 95 as anatomical drawings

 

 

 

this year marks the 20th anniversary of the NIKE AIR MAX 95 shoe, designed by sergio lozano. as part of this celebration, NIKE has launched two new versions of the shoe –  the AIR MAX 95 ultra jacquard and the women’s AIR MAX 95 ultra. furthermore, the sports brand has also commissioned two artists andy van dinh and katie scott to reinterpret the 3 versions of the shoes as if they were made from flesh and blood.

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artist andy van dinh at his studio

 

 

the AIR MAX 95 ultra jacquard by ben yu, sees the shoe reimagined as a one piece upper that utilizes the age-old jacquard weaving process fused with second generation NIKE FLYWIRE. this new shoe and the original 95 were illustrated by canadian artist andy van dinh.

 

‘I wanted the viewer to understand the layers of the shoe and the body-part references. i also wanted to demonstrate how sergio lozano dissected the human anatomy to find the textures and shapes of the shoe. overall, I thought of it as a cohesive collage of body parts, with each layer overlapping and revealing what’s underneath. my very first thoughts were I didn’t want to disappoint the original designer since i am reinterpreting someone else’s work.’ – andy van dinh

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NIKE AIR MAX 95 OG

 

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andy van dinh’s anatomical interpretation of the AIR MAX 95 OG

 

 

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the NIKE AIR MAX 95  jacquard

 

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andy van dinh’s anatomical interpretation of the AIR MAX 95 jacquard

 

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katie scott at her studio

 

 

the AIR MAX 95 ultra is a lightweight, modernized version of the AIR MAX 95 designed by dylan raasch. in this shoe the iconic grey to back graduation goes in reverse – with black starting from the uppermost part of the shoe graduating down into lighter greys with a white outsole.

 

‘the shoe was reimagined in flesh and bone by british artist katie scott. ‘I was so happy to be brought a brief that felt like I had written it myself. this is the exact kind of project and subject matter that i’m interested in. I loved learning about the shoe design as well.’ – katie scott

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the AIR MAX 95 ultra

 

 

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the AIR MAX 95 ultra as interpreted by katie scott

 

 

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