NIKE CANTEEN BY UXUS
The Nike Canteen at their Hilversum, The Netherlands headquarters designed by UXUS, an architectural design firm located in Amsterdam. via Curated
NIKE 1948 LONDON
1948Arches 477-478Bateman’s Row, ShoreditchLondon EC2A 3HHwww.1948london.com Nike’s concept store 1948 reopens tonight in East London as the city prepares to host the 2012 Summer Olympics. via itsnicethat.com
"O CAMPO" BY JOACHIM SCHMID
O Campo - aerial photographs of Brazilian football fields by Joachim Schmid. From the author: ” ‘O Campo’, or in its translation ‘The Field’, is a photographic compilation of football fields in Brazilian cities. The images were taken via satellite and they show the rather oddly shaped football pitches that seem to be built wherever possible - the desire...
C. CHAUCHAT x THE BLIND BARBER
C. Chauchat x The Blind Barber CollabWednesday, June 22nd8-10pmBlind Barber339 E. 10th Street bet. Ave. A & B Our friends at C. Chauchat have teamed up with The Blind Barber on a stylish new tie for Summer. Stop by The Blind Barber tonight to celebrate the launch. cchauchat.com | blindbarber.com
THE SHOWDOWN IN CHINATOWN, 2011
The Steve Nash Foundation presents the 2011 edition of The Showdown in Chinatown on Wednesday, June 22nd at 6pm at Sarah D. Roosevelt Park’s Nike Field at Chrystie Street and Stanton Street. From SIC: “NBA stars. Soccer’s best. An urban field. A sweet 8-a-side game of futbol in the middle of a city benefiting children everywhere. Steve brings his passion to play in this...
A FOOTBALL REVOLUTION BY SIMON KUPER
Simon Kuper’s fascinating piece on football’s statistical revolution. You may read this piece in its entirety at the Financial Times website. Simon Kuper is the author of the best selling book Soccernomics: Why England Lose, Why Germany and Brazil Win… available at Amazon.com. Artwork by artist Giles Revell
ORIGINS OF THE DENIM KIT
Origins of The Denim Kit: Interview with the former Adidas product manager Drew Gardner, who helped created the ‘94 US Jersey, talks tie-dye, design process and more. Great insight into the process and development of this now beloved kit. Read the full article at thedenimkit.com
FOX SOCCER'S NEW IDENTITY
Fox Soccer Channel will be rebranded Fox Soccer when it’s coverage of the Barclay’s Premier League and UEFA Champions League kicks off on August 13th. Read the full story at KCKRS.com
PAUL SCHOLES TESTIMONIAL v. THE NY COSMOS
The New York Cosmos will play their first match in the Paul Scholes’ Invitational Match at Old Trafford. Tickets are available here. The full NY Cosmos press release: ”Cosmos Country - On Friday, August 5th, The New York Cosmos will be returning to the field for the first time in over 25 years! We are honored to announce that Manchester United and the Paul Scholes’...
KICKING & SCREENING 2011 NEW YORK
Kicking & Screening have announced their 2011 New York Film Schedule for July 20-23, 2011 at Tribeca Cinemas. From K&S:Selected from more than 55 submissions from 28 countries, the films include Argentina Fútbol Club, an inside look at the passion of Argentina’s biggest rivalry, between Boca Juniors and River Plate; Rise & Shine: The Jay Demerit Story, which tells the...
NIKE x BP RIVALRY TEES: USA v. MEXICO
Inspired by the USA v. Mexico matches over the years, Bumpy Pitch has teamed up with Nike on The Rivalry Tees. From BP: Th idea behind this rivalry pack has always been about exploring the rich rivalry between the US and Mexico. The shirts feature elements of domination over one another, but also touch on the element of respect for the rivalry and an understanding that we need our fiercest...
DIETER RAMS: AS LITTLE DESIGN AS POSSIBLE
Author Sophie Lovell takes a look into the life and work of Dieter Rams with further insights into what constitutes good design in the new books As Little Design As Possible. The NY Times piece How Dieter Rams Made Braun Look Cool is a good place to start until the book is released on June 11. Available at Amazon. via Hypebeast
THE GREEN SOCCER JOURNAL ISSUE TWO
Issue Two of The Green Soccer Journal is now available for pre-order at The Green Soccer Journal Shop From The Green: “Issue Two of the The Green Soccer Journal looks to the world of French Football and includes our first double cover featuring France legend Patrick Vieira and their rising star Mamadou Sakho. WIth a new era dawning we took a trip to Paris to experience the picturesque...
SURFACE2AIR "WISH YOU WERE HERE"
Wish You Were Here June 25-26 11am - 6pm Galerie Menouar16 Rue de Parc-Royal75003 Paris Surface2Air presents Wish You Were Here, a photographic retrospective of and by 80’s dressers. via KCKRS.com
URBAN RESEARCH: NEW YORK
URNY is a new edition from editor-in-chief Ken Miller featuring images by Marcelo Gomes, Poppy de Villeneuve, Zoe Ghertner and CONFETTISYSTEM with design by Jiminie Ha and casting by AM Casting. From the editor: “With Urban Research: New York, we pay tribute to the city’s historic places and the waves of humanity that lead to its future. The mixing of images in this book represents...
INT'L FRIENDLY | USA v. SPAIN
U.S. MNT vs. Spain June 4 at 4:30pmGillette StadiumFoxborough, MA The U.S. Men’s National Team will face 2010 FIFA World Cup Champion Spain on Saturday, June 4 at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, MA. Kickoff against the No. 1-ranked team in the world and defending European Champion is set for 4:30 p.m. EST live on ESPN and Univision. Photo © Terry Richardson
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ZORAN LUCIC "SUCKER FOR SOCCER"
Beautiful work from Zoran Lucic. One request Zoran: Can you please do Arsenal fans a favor and give us an Henry and Bergkamp? View the entire collection at Zoran Lucic via KCKRS
KEEP FOOTY BEAUTIFUL FILM
BETC London released this web film designed to address an increasing lack of respect shown to referees and other match officials in professional football. Pointless or effective? via Creative Review