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Tom Sachs and Nike Transform Astronaut Gear into Space-Themed Apparel

Posted By Mark Boyer On May 16, 2012 @ 1:00 pm In Accessories and Fashion,Design | No Comments

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New York-based artist Tom Sachs [2] has teamed up with Nike [3] on a capsule collection that combines Sach’s DIY ethos and his preoccupation with space exploration with the sportswear giant’s yen for performance innovation. Together, they’ve come up with a series of limited-edition sneakers, bags and jackets that are made using fabric from Mars Excursion Rover airbags, mainsails for boats, and even NASA spacesuits [4]. The joint venture, dubbed NikeCraft [5], will launch on the eve of Sach’s Space Program: Mars [6] installation at Manhattan’s Armory Park.


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[1] Image: http://inhabitat.com/tom-sachs-and-nike-transform-astronaut-gear-into-space-themed-apparel/tom-sachs-nikecraft-1/

[2] Tom Sachs: http://tomsachs.org/

[3] Nike: http://www.ecouterre.com/nike-unveils-seamless-thermo-molded-vac-tech-sneakers/

[4] NASA spacesuits: http://www.ecouterre.com/nasa-spacesuit-could-harness-astronauts-energy-to-power-electronics/

[5] NikeCraft: http://www.nikecraft.com/

[6] Space Program: Mars: http://www.armoryonpark.org/index.php/programs_events/detail/tom_sachs_space_program/

[7] READ MORE >: http://www.ecouterre.com/tom-sachs-nike-transform-mars-rover-air-bags-astronaut-suits-into-space-inspired-sportswear/

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