August 22, 2011 BY John Kim / 5
The Jordan Brand Future Sole program has been cultivating young design potential since the program was first created in 2009. While there is just one winner each year, all participants and finalists depart the program with a gained experience that very few others can add to their respective resumes, and this year, finalists Nick Diaber and Jacob Rochester will be fortunate enough to add ‘Jordan Brand Future Sole Design finalist’ to their growing list of accomplisments. Over the weekend, both finalists were amidst the final stages of creating their NYC-inspired Jordan Melo kicks, working with Jordan Brand Material Designer Suzette Henri to put on the finishing touches. Continue reading for a recap of the entire process and stick with Sneaker News as we will announce the winner of the Jordan Brand Future Sole 2011 Design Contest!
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So JB got all these young cats to come in their offices and mash up all the classics and come up with fresh ideas for sneakers? RIIIIGHT! Now we see why JB has failed in the past years. Tell these kids to go play somewhere
imma need these youngn's to design all of Melo's and CP3's kix from now on. These young cats is presenting some heat that i would def rock. Not that BS that JB designers be tossing at us.
im still miffed my design didnt get chosen for this, the pictures i can see here seem like really simple/no incredibly creative designs....