If you happen to go to an Apple Store in New York City look out for these custom holiday season Apple Inc. themed custom Nike Air Force 1′s by Jessie Kavana. Her friend requested these to wear to work at the Apple Store during this holiday season. Stepping away from the usual Apple white, silver, and gray Jessie painted the shiny Apple logo green along with red snowflakes and strings of Christmas lights. Finally in an Apple looking font she put the names of popular Apple products like the iPad, iPod, Macbook Air, and iPhone. If you are in NYC make a trip to the Apple Store to use your Apple giftcard you got today instead of buying online.
Back in April Chris Hui of C2 Customs was one of six students ranging from elementary through grad students chosen to partake in the 2010 Apple Education Leadership Summit held in Dallas, TX. The event over three days included guest speaker Malcolm Gladwell, author of best selling books like The Tipping Point, and basically how Apple, their products, and technology are helping students across the world. All six of the students invited had a very unique story to tell and Apple captured that story along with how their learning environments are enhanced with the use of technology to learn, create and share.
Chris and a another lesser known shoe customizer by the name of Matt Rieser, were featured in a video titled “The Sneaker Artists”. The two share a bit of their experiences from customizing shoes, how technology has benefited their outlets, and Chris shares a great basis to the first step a shoe customizer goes through when creating a custom shoe for themselves or a customer. The event alone proved to be great for C2 as most of the custom shoes he made over the summer were for people he met through the event including his Gibson Guitar Nikes, AppleKid AF1s, and Lucha Libre Nike Dunks
Checkout the “Sneaker Artists” video below and all others here: “Apple Education Summit” @ Apple.com
Hollywood, California based shoe customizer My-Ties put the mobile communication market’s most famous cell phone into custom shoe form. Taking roughly 46 hours, My-Ties hand painted the numerous details of the Apple iPhone, the Iphone’s home screen and the icons of the customer’s favorite iPhone apps on a pair of Adidas Stan Smiths. The medial sides reveal a signature Apple logo in gray and silver. Often times using an all white shoe as a base is relatively a no-no in shoe customization but rare occasions such as this it is the best choice. The white fits perfectly with the signature design aspects of Apple’s products.
What different app icons do you see? Post them in the comments!