I worked with the retail branding agency theory house on a commemorative, limited edition pepsi zero sugar can for the super bowl 51 halftime show. Bldgwlf x max100to resolve projectraygun 52 continue reading max100. This one takes place in seattlethe first time one of my books has been set outside of canada. Matt stevens has 23 books on goodreads with 550 ratings. Ive had my share of creative blocks, and the exact thought that this is either one of greatest or most ridiculous or maybe both things ive ever done. Max100 the leading online destination for mens contemporary fashion and streetwear. Holloman reveals that he was inspired by matt stevens max100 project, which interpreted the greatest sneaker of all time 100 different ways.
Im a designer, illustrator, speaker and creative tinkerer from north carolina. Matthew stevens is a twentyone year old poet and sexuality educator. Social status x max100 x nike air max 1 first five. This success says something about the power of the sneaker in american culture as that is the theme of this book. Made possible through donations on kickstarter, the book is stevens tribute to the nike air max 1 and consists of 100 pieces of original art depicting the iconic sneaker.
But when and where there is a conjuncture between art and sneaker, there is sure to be interest from other sneaker aficionados, and a lot of it. Taylor stevens is an american author of suspensethriller novels. Please take a few minutes to check it out and support it if you can. In trying to create life, the young student victor frankenstein unleashes forces beyond his control, setting into motion a long and tragic chain of events that. An ongoing personal project, i envision some of my favorite films as vintage books. Books by matt stevens all formats kindle edition paperback audio cd sort by. Matt stevens put together this book thanks to contributions from his kickstarter page. He writes the john purkiss, joe venn and martin calvary. Nov 09, 20 inspire a love of reading with prime book box for kids discover delightful childrens books with prime book box, a subscription that delivers new books every 1, 2, or 3 months new customers receive 15% off your first box. Max100 book illustrations by matt stevens, via behance. Matt stevens reinterpreted the same object in his max100 project and has serialized a number of his other read more. The packaging project was a hit and grew to include a full campaign including ads, outdoor and fleet graphics for the big game. A shoeobsessed pop culture junkie in search of great ideas, matt stevens is a designer, illustrator, speaker and creative tinkerer living in charlotte, north carolina. Max100 x afew x nike air max 1 1 of 1 pack sneakerfiles.
This post is from observer short listan email of three. As a long time designer, i was looking for a personal project that would give. Jun 01, 2011 charlottebased illustrator matt stevens has recently begun a 60day project to help raise funds for the production and publication of his new book, max100. Discover book depositorys huge selection of cat stevens books online. His air max 1 tributary book called the max100 project displayed his personal favorite sneaker in one hundred different formats by his own interpretations. Well, if im honest, the whole thing kind of started by accident. New yorkbased jon contino handetched some really awesome zippo lighters over the past year. Coincidentally, psychedelic mushrooms still grow on these hills in november and may have inspired these enigmatic symbols found at many neolithic sites. Social status and the creator of the max100 book, matt stevens, has linked up to create 10 special colorways for the iconic nike air max 1 model. Matt stevens s most popular book is rookie handbook. Matt stevenss most popular book is rookie handbook. Nov 20, 2012 max100 book illustrations by matt stevens, via behance.
Dec 26, 20 max100 book illustrations by matt stevens, via behance. League enterprises kemp house 152160 city road london ec1v 2nx. Later in 2012 he published an illustrated limitededition collectible book, max100, featuring 100 various illustrations, photos and collages of the. Sep 12, 2012 each pair of social status max100 nike shoes comes in a signed box with a piece of artwork and the max100 illustrated book by matt stevens.
For the full gallery of 100 final illustration you can visit the max100 project site. Shop at our store and also enjoy the best in daily editorial content. Im superstitious about revealing my titles until i know theyre a definite, but i wanted to tell you a little bit about my seventh novel. Great artists and designers impose constraints to inspire their creativity. A high end art book containing 100 personally designed and illustrated interpretations of the. Seattle seemed to fit the storyline better and i was ready for. If you check out his bio under his work blog, youll see him say i pride myself on being versatile and stressing for the big idea. See more ideas about sneaker art, art and marketing and advertising. The book project by matt stevens matt stevens is looking to produce a book of artistic interpretations of his favorite sneaker of all time. What makes his program superior to every other program floating around is that, whereas other courses talk about one or two aspects of independent filmmaking and always stop short of how you actually make money off a film, andrew stevens actually teaches you every step in the process of. This seems like a musthave for any sneakerhead or air max lover. If you buy these shoes, youll have to make a decision whether you will actually wear them, or if you will just put them in the glass display case.
Coming soon official website of bestselling author chevy. My focus is brand identity programs and illustration. A high end art book containing 100 personally designed and. A sneakerhead since his youth, stevens is pledging his love for his favorite shoe, the nike air max 1. Designer matt stevens illustrated 100 pairs of nike air max sneakers and turned the online max100 series into a book, prints, and posters. Nike and matt stevens showcase the retrospective of air max. Designer and sneakerhead matt stevens has launched a fun kickstarter project called max100, featuring 100 different interpretations of the. While the little black dress project is more pertinent to girls, designer matt stevens will be touching the hearts of sneakerheads everywhere with a similar project, but his venture is an embarkation on designing a pair of nike air max 1 everyday for the next 365 days. Since graduating from berklee college of music in 2004, stevens has established himself in the contemporary jazz scene performing and recording with numerous artists including christian scott, terri lyne carrington, and esperanza spalding. And the only person who might love the air max 1 more than us is matt stevens.
Nov 03, 2015 matt stevens reinterpreted the same object in his max100 project and has serialized a number of his other works as well. Managing a construction firm on just 24 hours a day nov 9, 2006. Aug 31, 2012 another entry in the silhouette project involves her head forming a lone island while another involves a sunny side up egg. Pepsi super bowl the design office of matt stevens. It contains 100 illustrations of original pieces of art revolving around the air max 1 model from nike. Books by matt stevens author of managing a construction firm. Dustin stevens is a popular author hailing from america, who likes to write books based on the sports, suspense, contemporary, thriller, and mystery genres. Each unique design is inspired by matt stevens own designs and will come equipped with an individually signed and numbered wooden box along with samples of stevens art and book as well. Join facebook to connect with matthew stevens and others you may know. The project got funded by kickstarted and became a book of 100 illustrations of the greatest sneakers of all time by matt stevens. Picasso created an 11lithograph series of bull illustrations in 1945. Those were the premises behind stevens first project, airmax1aday. Apr 12, 2016 for matt stevens however, it was to reconnect with his love of illustration, its process, and his fascination with nike air max. There is a general consensus among creative types that the reason we embark on challenging ofter impossible.
Dec 04, 2011 matt stevens is an artist you may not have heard of, but he incorporates a design philosophy anyone can appreciate. Max100 x afew x nike air max 1 1of1 pack funded via kickstarter earlier this year, the max100 book is a reality, and author matt stevens continues to celebrate his big achievement. Last year, illustrator and designer matt stevens created the collectible book max100, a compendium of 100 visual interpretations of the nike air. He was born in albuquerque, new mexico and moved to oregon when he was in the fifth grade. Narrator dan stevens downton abbey presents an uncanny performance of mary shelleys timeless gothic novel, an epic battle between man and monster at its greatest literary pitch. Oct 19, 2016 max100 book illustrations by matt stevens, via behance. Stevens was born on 8 january 1982 in toronto, ontario, canada, and studied piano and guitar at a young age.
My favorite part of the project though, is that now, continue reading contest. The book contains 100 interpretations of nikes airmax 1 kicks which matt considers to be the greatest sneaker of all time. This project has been a blur of crazy hours, rough sketches, halfbaked ideas, and breakthroughs. Last year, illustrator and designer matt stevens released a collectible book entitled the max100, a bound volume containing 100 visual interpretations of the nike air max 1, the shoe matt calls the greatest sneaker of all time. Dec 08, 2011 matt stevens is raising funds for max100. The dakulator the max100 project logos afew rsm the power of you founded in 55 varsity donuts. I try to get as deeply involved with my clients as theyll let me get away with, because im convinced of the power of design to create a connection and maybe im a bit of a control freak. The max 100 project is a collaboration between social status, nike, and designer matt stevens which each shoe represents an illustration from his max100 book. In 2010 long time designer matt stevens created a personal museum of all of the nikes that he had ever bought. For matt stevens however, it was to reconnect with his love of illustration, its process, and his fascination with nike air max. Please wash your hands and practise social distancing. This is an awesome project by illustrator matt stevens, the project consists of 100 visual interpretations of what he call the greatest sneaker of all times. Max100 almost 25 years since it debuted, the original air max 1 was not only the first nike with a visible air pocket, but was also designed by an honesttogoodness architect.
I noticed how often i create repetition in my work systems for myself to operate within, matt says. I matt stevens just launched new kickstarter project. For centuries, artists have been exploring the benefits of working with constraints. The book project by matt stevens update with a little over three weeks left for funding, the max100 book project is a realistic possibility. The book project nike nike air max 1 art meets obsession for illustrator matt stevens, the man behind the max100 book project. His debut poetry collection, stargazer, was released on april 12, 2017. Matt stevens, a designer and illustrator based in north carolina, undertook a project to illustrate 100 different interpretations of his favorite shoe. Matt stevens, a designer and illustrator based in north carolina, undertook a project to illustrate 100 different interpretations of his favorite shoe, the.
Designer and sneakerhead matt stevens has launched a fun kickstarter project called max100, featuring 100 different interpretations of the greatest sneaker ever made. Rubber stamp for max100 artists pack and whatever else i. There is a general consensus among creative types that the reason we embark on challenging ofter impossible creative process is not solely for the end. To celebrate the release of max100 book by matt stevens, sneakerfreaker and dusseldorfs afew store have teamed up to throw a release party all you european sneakerheads out there can hit up the shop on saturday, december 10, for the first public look at the book. Good movies as old books the design office of matt stevens. Jan 20, 2016 max100 by matt stevens a highend art book containing 100 personally designed and illustrated interpretations of the greatest sneaker of all time. What began as a personal project became a self published book that has connected with lovers of design and sneaker culture worldwide. Bach composed the goldberg variations an aria and 30 variations for a harpsichord in 1741. Matt stevens max100 book now available sneakerfiles. Tim stevens is an englishsouth african author of action and spy thriller novels. The limited run of 1,000 books has been sold in nearly 20 countries. It is a bound collection of the existing shoe series and 40 completely new entries. Matt stevens is a professional designer and sneakerhead. Dan stevens, the londonborn actor who became a household name and face when he played lady marys love matthew crawley in downton abbey, currently stars as the author charles dickens in the man who invented christmas, now in theaters.
How rules and repetition inspire creativity designer fund. Chevy stevens is the author of the three novels, 1st still missing which is the new york times bestselling novel and also won 2011 international thriller of the year award in the best first novel category, it was published in more than thirty countries. Books by matt stevens author of managing a construction. Andrew stevens foolproof filmmaking is handsdown the best independent filmmaking course out there. As such, its only natural to take his talents in multimedia and design into the sneaker world and create something unlike anything else max100. The name matt stevens should certainly ring a bell if youre a loyalist of nikes original air max series. Matt stevens celebrates the reinvention of air max. A shoeobsessed pop culture junkie in search of great ideas, matt stevens is a designer, illustrator, speaker and creative tinkerer living in.1317 1151 933 1554 299 1367 707 767 1513 337 898 1632 348 1597 521 1151 1582 1387 1250 1584 993 473 1327 812 808 1090 1234 302 613 498 60 1222 354