Jon Warren

Head of Design at Vans
Nationality: American / Age: 39 / Discipline: Footwear/Design
Vans through the efforts of Head of Design Jon Warren has become one of the most universally-respected brands within the footwear sphere. With one foot firmly placed in retro circles and the other in increasing its contemporary stance, Vans has been able to successfully position its range of historic silhouettes in line with the quickly changing realm of footwear. Playing to the brand’s strengths, a bevy of on-point offerings emerged through 2013, maintaining relevance and interest on a far-reaching level. Through Warren's influence on Vans' Classics, California Collection, and Vault collections, Vans will undoubtedly continue from strength to strength going forward.