Tinker Hatfield Talks Motorcycles, Designing Iconic Sneakers & More

Relaying intimate moments in his life and career.

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Following his in-depth interview on Netflix’s Abstract, Tinker Hatfield once again drops several wisdom nuggets, this time with video director Gabe Yeh of the California-based creative agency, COLORBLIND.

Filmed in his private warehouse in Portland, the legendary shoe designer discussed key career moments such as working alongside Michael Jordan on the cult Air Jordan franchise, crafting innovative silhouettes for Nike, his anomalous creative process, and off-work affinities such as riding motorcycles and learning to play new instruments.

Watch the clip above to learn more and let us know your thoughts. In other footwear/design stories, Studio Hagel took part in ECCO Leather’s HOT-SHOP workshop to develop a unique shoe with heat-reactive uppers.

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