Dr. King said, “judge a man not by the color of his skin but by the contents of his character.” In this case, judge a man not by the color of his skin, but by his artistic ability. “The final selection was done by a mostly African American design team and was based solely on artistic ability.” There was alot of drama over the fact that a Chinese sculptor was chosen for the project. Later for that. Lei Yi Xin is a Master Sculptor. Anytime you see the term “Master” preceding the name of someones trade, it means that person is a BOSS. It shouldn’t have been about the color of the person who was going to do the project. It should have been about who was going to do it right. In this case it was Master Sculptor Lei Yi Xin. [Read more...]
Early in December 2010 we were introduced to a very forward thinking collaboration between Clark’s and Vintage Japanese Clothier Loopwheeler. Unfortunetly at the time the only solid intel present was that the shoe would NOT see a stateside release. That info isn’t going anywhere. There were a few inquiries about colorways & styles, and with that, the specifics are after the jump. [Read more...]
No, you’re not looking at alien architecture from another planet. This is a reader submitted photoset of Atlanta’s King Memorial Transit Station shot in High Dynamic Range. HDR is a technique in which you combine multiple frames of the same exact image, each of which has dramatically different exposure and color settings. We could spend the next 5 hours crafting a post that details the process but decided to just steer you in the direction of our new friends at stuckincustoms.com. Let us know how it works out for you. Enjoy.