Tag Archives: footwear design
There are a number of ‘game changers’ when it comes to sneakers and some names ring bells and some are unknown and a goal of the OSD is to shine the light, brightly, on people. It’s that simple…..shine the light … Continue reading
That’s RIGHT…..OSD’s SOLEcial Studies sneaker industry educational program is back! The program is available to everyone and classes meet once a week for 2-hours on Tuesdays from 8 pm to 10 pm ET. The 8-week program begins on Tuesday, Feb. 13th … Continue reading
On Saturday, October 28th, D’Wayne touched down in Boston and when I say that he assembled an all-star cast of footwear designers, Product Line Managers (PLMs), materials and trends folks and sales folks, my words don’t do justice to the … Continue reading
If you take an already good recipe and add some new ingredients to it to make it even better, you get a better tasting dish, right? That seems to be the case with what Footlocker and PENSOLE Footwear Design Academy … Continue reading
Obsessive Sneaker Disorder Episode #344 “Full Court Press” 4/22 @ 10 pm EST Join the Sole Doctors & Disorderlies on Wednesday (4/22) at 10 p.m. as we discuss Under Armour leasing the former YMCA building on Barbur Boulevard, next to Duniway Park in … Continue reading
Join the Sole Doctors & Disorderlies on Wednesday at 10 pm for Episode #322 as we’re joined by Steven F. Smith, the footwear designer involved in the creation of the Reebok PUMP, the PUMP Fury and a number of classic … Continue reading
D’Wayne Edwards, the Founder of PENSOLE Footwear Design Academy, is a change agent! What more needs to be said? Change has to make sense (cents) and D’Wayne Edwards has been making a lot of sense for well over 2 decades … Continue reading
The votes have been tallied by Sports Illustrated and the winners of the 2014 PENSOLE World Sneaker Championship are…….
Episode #317 “Footwear Design with Cheresse Thornhill” 8/20 @ 10 pm ET Joining the Sole Doctors & Disorderlies on Wednesday is Cheresse Thornhill, Footwear Designer at Nike, who’ll discuss how she got into footwear design, what it was like designing … Continue reading
We’ve been reporting about the World Sneaker Championship by PENSOLE and joining us on Episodes #315 and #316, D’Wayne Edwards along with the students that are competing for the championship have appeared on OSD.