Tinker Hatfield

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.

Tinker Hatfield

The Oregon Ducks Receive A Nike Dunk Low PE Designed By Tinker Hatfield

This article was originally published on March 22nd, 2023 and has been updated on April 10th, 2023. The Nike Dunk Low “Oregon” is available exclusively...

By Jared Ebanks March 22, 2023

Tinker Hatfield Creates Exclusive Air Jordan 1 For Harrington Family Foundation Charity Auction

For decades Phil Knight’s alma mater has served as a direct pipeline to the Beaverton-based brand. From specially crafted uniforms to the rise of a...

By Jared Ebanks March 10, 2023

First Look At Tinker Hatfield’s Nike Zoom Court Dragon

Tinker Hatfield’s fingerprints are all over the DNA of Nike footwear both retro and modern. Without his vision, it’s impossible to tell if Nike would...

By Sneaker News April 12, 2022

Tinker Hatfield Designs A Nike Air Max 1 To Help Launch “Ducks Of A Feather” NFT Platform For Oregon

As the world of design and NFTs continues to merge, Division Street-founded by Phil Knight and other University of Oregon supporters-has called upon the most...

By Sneaker News February 17, 2022

Where To Buy The Air Jordan 3 Tinker “Black Cement”

Inspired by Tinker Hatfield‘s original Swoosh-ed Air Jordan 3 design sketch, the Air Jordan 3 Tinker is an enthralling early idea come to life, and...

By Ross Dwyer July 24, 2019

Where To Buy The Nike Air Max 1 “Sketch To Shelf”

Tinker Hatfield‘s status as Nike’s most well-known footwear designer is well-established, and now the Swoosh Brand is probing the inspiration behind one of his most...

By Ross Dwyer July 11, 2019

Official Images Of The Nike Air Max 1 “Tinker Schematic” In Black

July’s special in-line Nike Air Max 1 releases are all about the process behind the product, and one of the pairs that’s nodding to Tinker...

By Ross Dwyer July 10, 2019

The Nike Air Max 1 “Schematic” Appears In Black

Nike has pulled back the curtain on Tinker Hatfield‘s process behind one of his most legendary products with their recently-revealed Air Max 1 “Schematic” and...

By Ross Dwyer July 5, 2019

Detailed Look At The Nike Air Max 1 “Tinker Sketch”

Responsible for a wide swath of classic Nike/Jordan silhouettes, Tinker Hatfield is unquestionably the Swoosh Brand’s most well-known and influential designer. One of his most...

By Ross Dwyer June 28, 2019