Tinker Hatfield

Tinker Hatfield

Nike Vice President for Design and Special Projects
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Date of Birth April 30, 1952
Industries Sportswear, Designer
Headquarter Hillsboro, OR, United States
Tinker Hatfield is an American designer of Nike’s most popular athletic shoes, as well as being Nike’s Vice President for Design and Special Projects. Some of his designs include the Air Jordan 3 to the 15, the Air Jordan XX, XXIII and XXV, as well as the Nike Air Trainer, Air Max 1, and Infrared Air Max 90. He has also collaborated with Nike CEO Mark Parker and Hiroshi Fujiwara, whose designs serve as the core innovative force for the sportswear company.

2008

Oregon Sports Hall of Fame, Special Contribution to Sport
Ellis F. Lawrence Medal, University of Oregon School of Architecture and Allied Arts

1998

One of Fortune magazine's "100 Most Influential Designers" of the 20th century

1996

One of Sportstyle Magazine's most influential people on the business side of sports

1993

One of Sportstyle Magazine's most influential people on the business side of sports
Nike Brings Tinker Hatfield's Mockup to Life With Air Max 1 Tinker "Sketch to Shelf" (UPDATE)
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Nike Brings Tinker Hatfield's Mockup to Life With Air Max 1 Tinker "Sketch to Shelf" (UPDATE)

Complete with handwritten illustrations.

A New Colorway of Nike's Air Max 1 Tinker Has Emerged (UPDATE)
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A New Colorway of Nike's Air Max 1 Tinker Has Emerged (UPDATE)

A blacked out counterpart to the white “schematic.”

Hibbett Sports Drops the New Nike N7 Collection
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Hibbett Sports Drops the New Nike N7 Collection

Presented by Hibbett Sports
Designed by Tinker Hatfield.

The Air Jordan 3 Tinker Receives a "Black/Cement Grey" Revamp
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The Air Jordan 3 Tinker Receives a "Black/Cement Grey" Revamp

Coming this August.

sacai's Nike Blazer Mid Takes on Supreme's Clark Wallabees in This Week's Footwear Drops
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sacai's Nike Blazer Mid Takes on Supreme's Clark Wallabees in This Week's Footwear Drops

Releasing alongside adidas’ AM4GOT, HBX’s ASICS GEL-KAYANO 5, Neymar Jr.’s Nike Shox R4, and many more.

Tinker Hatfield and Converse Deliver Brand-New "Star Series" Silhouettes
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Tinker Hatfield and Converse Deliver Brand-New "Star Series" Silhouettes

Forward-thinking basketball, running and utility models.

A Classic is Reimagined With the  Air Jordan 3 Tinker “Air Max 1”
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A Classic is Reimagined With the Air Jordan 3 Tinker “Air Max 1”

Presented by StockX
Get reacquainted with Hatfield’s first shoe.

Closer Look at the Air Jordan 3 Tinker "Air Max 1"
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Closer Look at the Air Jordan 3 Tinker "Air Max 1"

Complete with interchangeable Swooshes.

Tinker Hatfield Debuts and Gives Away Unreleased Nike Reacts at SXSW
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Tinker Hatfield Debuts and Gives Away Unreleased Nike Reacts at SXSW

The shoes are expected to hit market in late summer or early fall.

This Air Jordan 3 Tinker "White/University Red" Colorway Features Removable Swooshes
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This Air Jordan 3 Tinker "White/University Red" Colorway Features Removable Swooshes

Inspired by the classic Air Max 1 colorway.

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