Mike Friton is a freelance shoemaker, weaver, paper sculptor and innovator with over 30 years of experience at Nike. His innovations are responsible for many elements of athletic footwear that people wear today. Each of his crafts informs one another and he is constantly exploring […]
“It’s like taking a magical tree that has been cut down and killed, but it lives. It still lives, the pores of the wood are still shifting, and drying, and changing. It’s almost as though the tree has a chance to sing again, with the […]
Moiré is an enquiry into material and process. My interest lies in where craft processes lie in contemporary design. In this project I have subverted one of the oldest crafts in existence, the coiling of clay, by automating the process using an extruding machine. Once […]
.a sneak peek inside a newly reopened Chrysler plant in Detroit where they are assembling the new Viper. Related article: http://nyti.ms/XVVlRf via Notcot
nice tour inside Koenigsegg factory where they show their secrets about carbon fiber hand molded pieces.
Pieces of wood, love, knowledge and 299 hours of work, condensed in a 3 minute film. The new episode from the series ‘The Art of Making’, titled ‘Alma Flamenca’, is available for you to enjoy. The ‘Art of Making’ series of films, aspires to display […]
When an idea materializes in to paper and the paper is transformed, magically, into a deep red textile, the only thing you can do, is to let go and follow your heart.We hope you enjoy it!
The film follows the step-by-step manufacturing process for a pair of New Balance’s 577 Farmers’ Market shoes. Inspired by Farmers’ markets from around the UK, these limited edition shoes live up to their name and celebrate all that is British. New Balance is the only […]
From a clay model to the world premiere at the 2012 Paris Motor Show: Accompany designers Michael Mauer and Mitja Borkert to our R&D center in Weissach and watch exclusive footage of the development process of the Panamera Sport Turismo in this video. More information […]