Tinker Hatfield

Tinker Hatfield

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.

Date of Birth April 30, 1952
Industries Sportswear, Designer
Headquarter Hillsboro, OR, United States
Air Jordan 10 "Air Huarache Light" Arrives This Month
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Air Jordan 10 "Air Huarache Light" Arrives This Month

Honoring one of MJ’s favorite models.

Official Images of the Air Jordan 8 Tinker “Air Raid” Finally Surface
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Official Images of the Air Jordan 8 Tinker “Air Raid” Finally Surface

Part of the Air Jordan x Nike Icons collection.

A Better Look at the Air Jordan 6 "Tinker"
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A Better Look at the Air Jordan 6 "Tinker"

The unreleased colorway will release next month.

Justin Timberlake Explains Air Jordan 3 JTH "Bio Beige" Inspiration
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Justin Timberlake Explains Air Jordan 3 JTH "Bio Beige" Inspiration

JT discusses how “Higher Higher” influenced the sneaker.

A Better Look at the Tinker Hatfield-Designed Air Jordan 13 "Bred"
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A Better Look at the Tinker Hatfield-Designed Air Jordan 13 "Bred"

It glows-in-the-dark.

Tinker Hatfield Says the Air Jordan 15 Is His Worst Design
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Tinker Hatfield Says the Air Jordan 15 Is His Worst Design

He also names his best Air Jordan.

An Official Look at Justin Timberlake's Air Jordan 3 JTH "Bio Beige"
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An Official Look at Justin Timberlake's Air Jordan 3 JTH "Bio Beige"

Mark your calendars.

Jordan Brand Set to Release an Air Jordan 10 "Tinker" Later This Year
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Jordan Brand Set to Release an Air Jordan 10 "Tinker" Later This Year

Mark your calendars.

The Air Jordan 6 "Tinker" Receives a New Potential Release Date
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The Air Jordan 6 "Tinker" Receives a New Potential Release Date

Expected to drop a little earlier.

Take a First Look at the Air Jordan 13 “Tinker"
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Take a First Look at the Air Jordan 13 “Tinker"

Bringing the legendary sneaker designer’s sketch to life.
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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