This year marks the 35th anniversary of New Balance’s Flimby factory.
To celebrate, in July 2017, New Balance invited 6 of the world’s most
passionate NB collectors to Flimby, UK to design their own unique, 1 of 1
shoe. Having submitted initial designs via email, the collectors
arrived at the factory on the 4th of July to hand select materials and
decide on finishing touches with expert help from New Balance’s own
He spends a majority
of his year living out of a suitcase and board bag, sprinting through
airports, exploring cityscapes, and hiking to far-flung waves.
it’s about embracing the range of experiences you get from balancing
freedom and focus, competing and freesurfing around the world.
and co. spent 6 weeks bouncing from Skeleton Bay’s grinding left to
Jeffery's Bay’s unrivaled right-hand perfection, then on to Durban and
Ballito to compete in the Qualifying Series and connect with the local
New York City, 1977 - It was a time when the city had fallen into decay,
with too few jobs, money, police, schools, and social services. There
was a city wide blackout with major looting, a serial killer on the
loose, and the Bronx was burning. And yet out of the chaos emerged one
of the most creative times any city has ever encountered.
NY77 || The Coolest Year In Hell is a 2007 documentary directed by Henry Corra that originally aired on VH1.
Nike has released an inspiration short film called "Smile". It follows British Olympic gold medal winner Mo Farah
as he undergoes a gruelling training regime, giving viewers an
unprecedented insight into the runner's journey and tough training
moments that, in the end, make the final race look easy.
Narration comes from London-born spoken word artist George the Poet, who
"You smiled a smile that made it look easy. Made people stop
and stare. The happiness you felt you gave it so freely. They would
never guess what got you there."
"What you do in life chooses you. You can choose not to do it. You can
choose to try and do something safer. Your vocation chooses you," says
actor Jim Carrey in the intro to short documentary I Needed Color.
He goes on to talk about his passion for art, which really began in 2011
when he started dealing with some tough personal issues, although he
had sketched since he was a young boy. "Six years ago, at a time when I
was trying to heal a broken heart, I decided well, maybe I'll paint […] I
like the independence of it. I love the freedom of it," he continues.
"No one else tells you what you can or can’t do, most of the time. And
there’s an immediacy to it."
This documentary film is about the people of S.F.G.(Seoul Fixed Gear) and Seoul
city. This story shows the people who are trying to blaze a trail for
fixed gear in Seoul, a city in which bicycle culture has not yet been
defined. The people in the film range from graffiti artists, to film
directors, to T-shirt designers, to B-boys, swimmers and bicycle
It shows their individual passion for riding fixed.
Why do we ride in a city which cannot fully protect us by law? In a city in which cars rule the road so unrelentingly?...
Modest Department presents PARIS IS FOR LOVERS – a personal fashion
documentary about the French photographer and artist Viktor Vauthier. During the 16 minutes film, we get an insight into his aesthetic vision
and follow him on his everyday life.
Titled Skater's Paradise: On/Off, the film captures four skaters
around Berlin - including Fernandez himself - using hypnotic editing
which is synced together with a metronomic composition by electronic
musician Petit Fantôme.
Color In Sight || A Documentary on the Details of Color in Design by TEALEAVES
“There are many products that are well designed, but don't get the traction they deserve because the color's not right."
In an increasingly digitally connected world, research has shown that
the average human attention span has fallen to eight seconds- one second
less than that of the goldfish. With such a competitive landscape, only
the best brands can convey their message and connect with people almost
Color In Sight brings together 11 experts of industry, gathered around
one powerful, little detail: color.
By hearing their own
experiences, the goal is to bring about an appreciation for the detail
of color selection and how it can have a large impact on the perception
of products and services enjoyed by many.
In this episode of Global Street Style, i-D heads to Russia for
exclusive backstage access to Gosha Rubchinskiy’s Spring/Summer 18 show
in St. Petersburg, and to meet the prolific post-1991 generation carving
out their own future.
This is the first generation of Russian youth to have grown up after the
fall of the Soviet Union, and are looking inwards to the Eastern Bloc
for inspiration, rather than the wider Western world. With designers
like Gosha Rubchinskiy popularising post-Soviet style around the world,
we discover what effect the former Soviet Union has had on modern
creativity, the impact of this cultural explosion on the rest of the
world, and what it is to be young in Russia today.
Funding through Kickstarter, In a Heartbeat
is an adorable animated short film from Beth David and Esteban Bravo
which follows a gay teen called Sherwin as he tries to keep his crush on
fellow student Jonathan a secret. Unfortunately for him, his heart has
other ideas, chasing after the boy as he heads into college.
"This film means a lot to us, and it touches on emotions that we hope
will resonate with people from all different backgrounds," said Beth and
Esteban when speaking to Teen Vogue.
"We are so grateful for all the support and enthusiasm we've received
over the past few months; we started this project more than a year and a
half ago and we've been waiting for this moment as much as everyone
In this video, the soulful drivers from Curves Magazin
show us a proper German jaunt through the alpine region of Switzerland,
ripping and roaring Porsches through staggering roads in style. This is
how a joyride should be done.