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TINKER HATFIELD Tinker Hatfield is a designer at Nike responsible for countless classic sneakers, the likes of which include the Air Jordan III-XV, the Nike Air Max 1, the Nike Air Safari, and many more. Tinker began his career at Nike as an architect, having received his degree in that field from the University of Oregon, later transitioning to sneaker design after his early success.

Air Jordan 11 Concord – Tinker Hatfield Autographed Pairs on eBay

December 28, 2011 BY / 0 / 5

Nike Portland hosted one of the sickest sneaker release events of the year when it invited VIP guest Tinker Hatfield to meet and greet Air Jordan fanatics and offer autographs to their...Read More

Air Jordan 2010 Autographed Pair For Ronald McDonald House Charity Auction

December 6, 2011 BY / 0 / 5

In late October, Sneaker News showed you a rare piece of Air Jordan memorabilia – an Air Jordan 2010 autographed by Michael Jordan and the legendary footwear architect Tinker Hat...Read More

Nike ACG Retrospective

November 15, 2011 BY / 3.5 / 5

Nike All Conditions Gear was born out of a desire to examine the sporting world outside of hardwood, grass/astro-turf, or a paved running track. ACG exemplified Nike’s explorativ...Read More

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Nike Basketball ‘Beyond The Court’

November 8, 2011 BY / 4.5 / 5

When a country with a population surpassing 1.3 billion heads comes together to celebrate one entity, what can stop it? There are a few ongoing urban myths noting the sheer magnitude o...Read More

Air Jordan 2010 Autographed Pair For Ronald McDonald House Charity

October 31, 2011 BY / 0 / 5

The Ronald McDonald House Charities of Oregon and Southwest Washington was presented a special gift by legendary designer Tinker Hatfield – a pristine pair of the Air Jordan 2010...Read More

Air Jordan III ‘Oregon’

September 10, 2011 BY / 0 / 5

What do the Air Jordan III and the University of Oregon have in common? None other than Tinker Hatfield. Hatfield was picked up by Nike after he graduated from the University of Oregon...Read More

Nike Mag 2011 – Back 4 The Future | Behind The Scenes

September 9, 2011 BY / 0 / 5

In conjunction with the release of the Nike Mag 2011, Nike created a “lost” episode from the Back To The Future saga, where Doc Brown mistakenly arrives four years earlier ...Read More

Nike Mag 2011 – Back For The Future :60

September 9, 2011 BY / 3.5 / 5

“Woah. He made like a tree and got outta here.” That, of course, is one of the famous lines from the original Back To The Future from 1985. On this calm September 8th night...Read More

Air Jordan XI ‘Concord’ – Historical Comparison

September 2, 2011 BY / 4 / 5

Just last night Sneaker News gave you a look at a crisp, deadstock pair of the original Air Jordan XI in the White/Black-Dark Concord colorway. You know, the Jordans that Michael wore ...Read More

Nike Air Hangar by TVA Architects

August 18, 2011 BY / 0 / 5

And you thought Nike Air was just something you wear on your feet? While we already knew that the bigwigs over in Beaverton weren’t exactly flying coach, the Nike Air Hangar is a...Read More

Tinker Hatfield’s 30th Nike Anniversary ‘Cirque De Tink’ Celebration

August 3, 2011 BY / 0 / 5

Few would argue that Michael Jordan’s influence on the world of sneakers is unsurpassed, though depending on your perspective, there is one man deserving of such consideration. ...Read More

Tinker Hatfield’s Greatest Sneaker Designs

July 19, 2011 BY / 0 / 5

The legend of Tinker Hatfield may not have begun with sneakers, but it certainly will end that that way. The former Oregon athlete (who ran track for Nike co-founder Bill Bowerman) and...Read More

askTinker Video Series

April 7, 2011 BY / 0 / 5

Tinker Hatfield recently made a visit to Sole Fly in Miami for ‘askTinker‘, a Q&A session with the greatest performance footwear designer of all time. There’s a l...Read More

askTINKER Private Event with Tinker Hatfield @ SOLE FLY – Photo Recap

March 28, 2011 BY / 0 / 5

Appropriate that he designed most of the early Air Jordans including all of MJ’s championship-winning kicks, cos Tinker Hatfield is the Michael Jordan of sneaker designers.  The...Read More

Jordan BCT Low Micro-site

March 11, 2011 BY / 0 / 5

The Jordan BCT Low debuted this month as a multi-purpose, multi-sport training shoe from the Jordan Brand label. Long considered to be the premier basketball shoe company, Jordan Brand...Read More


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