marc newson: NIKE zvezdochka
marc newson: NIKE zvezdochka marc newson: NIKE zvezdochka
sep 15, 2010

marc newson: NIKE zvezdochka

australian designer marc newson designed the zvezdochka series of shoes for NIKE to celebrate the opening of his exhibition ‘transport’. the limited edition shoe takes its name from the russian dog who was sent in space on sputnik 10 in 1961. the exhibition features a variety of newson’s projects focused on transportation and human locomotion. the new aquariva yacht is among the works included in the show. the zvezdochka takes inspiration from the boat’s unique colour scheme, with a colourful outer shell in mahogany brown and aegean blue and a grey inner mesh boot. the shoes will be sold exclusively through the gagosian shop in new york, while ‘transport’ is showing at the gagosian gallery from now to october 16th.

  • Actually, Newson did not design these for the opening of his ‘transport’ exhibition. These were originally released in 2004, exclusively through the New York design store Moss, in partnership with Nike.

    Brian says:
  • True – I bought them 5 years ago!

    iGNANT says:
  • this is the information we have received.
    perhaps there has been a re-edition on the occasion of this exhibition.

    nate / designboom says:

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