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Inside Nike Sportswear Designer Nate Van Hook’s Sketchbook

April 9, 2012 BY / 6

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It’s clear that some of the most creative and visionary minds of footwear and apparel design are centralized in Beaverton, OR. One such individual is Nathan Van Hook, who has created quite the list of achievements in his run as Senior Footwear Designer for NSW; Sneaker News had the opportunity to pick his brain when his Aina Chukka released in early Summer 2010, and during the two years that passed, Van Hook has penned some of the sickest NSW offerings, like the Nike Zoom Meriwether and Nike Lunar MacLeay. Today, we get a visual exploration of Van Hook’s design concepts, as seen in his preliminary sketches and 3-D renderings. Just how does an idea become a sneaker? A quick look at Van Hook’s sketches below might answer that question.

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6 comments
minhyy
minhyy

I dig this guy's sketching style, also agree with the box comment up top lol

iKnowmyNikes
iKnowmyNikes

Nice to see SN articles on designers. It really shows the talent and makes me proud to rock someones work of art.

Jhormundo
Jhormundo

Truthfully Nike Sports Wear comes out with alot cool and great products but, they really need to upgrade that box. I understand there going Green but that box is very fragile. Other then that there sketches are fucking cool

stan
stan

i think i want to go into shoe design as a career. seems amazing i mean how cool would it be to design a shoe and see people actually wearing it

eastvandal
eastvandal

man thats boxhead talk.. are you ever gonna wear the box out?

DominicD3
DominicD3

industrial design is what you'd want to study in college, i'm going into my sophomore year for industrial design next semester, the only problem is that not many schools have the program, also it's getting pretty popular and competitive.

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