footwear | FIELD&STREAM Vortex Hunting Boot

Not too long ago, I participated in a design competition via MESH01.com for a hunting boot for the outdoor retailer Field&Stream. I was fortunate enough to place 2nd overall, and my design was later produced and is currently being sold at DICK’S Sporting Good’s stores! This marks my first footwear project to make it to…

design | practice (rendering)

A little footwear render of an aesthetic that I’ve grown a little fond of. You might recognize this shoe from a previous post, in sketch format. As always, I try to not only keep the skills I’ve learned up to date, but improve them as much as possible. This┬ápiece is just a little rendering exercise…

graphics | Columbia Sportswear T-Shirt Design

A few weeks ago, Columbia Sportswear held a design competition through MESH01.com for an original T-shirt design. The goal for the project was to merge the essence of Columbia Sportswear’s outdoor adventure heritage and the imagery of their iconic logo. They served up a select variety of design submissions to the public for a vote,…

woodwork | flat-pack DIY coffee table

Coffee tables are a dime-a-dozen. They come in all colors, shapes, and sizes. The idea behind this particular concept was to figure out a way to make one that would eliminate as much waste as possible, use the least amount of materials, and require the least amount of tools necessary to make it. In essence,…

footwear | NEWTON “Fly Ride” concept

Developed for a design competition for Newton Running, this shoe concept was intended to appeal to the mid-level runner that is looking to make a transition from a traditional running style to a more natural forefoot-strike technique. It’s construction is designed to allow for great flex and breathability, and to provide an intuitive natural running…

Mayweather Boxing Shoe Competition

This is an original boxing shoe design I created to entertain the idea of participating in the shoe competition for Floyd Mayweather. I wasn’t able to complete my submission due to time constraints, but here’s a piece of my progress, one possible direction of where I chose to take my design. The theme and inspiration…

Hoops shoe concept

This is an original design I created for a high-performance basketball shoe. Not to be confused with the popular Air Jordan XI colorway, this shoe was inspired by the strong characteristics of the Concorde – the Mach 2 capable, luxury airline that could travel from New York to Paris in just 3.5 hours.