pillowHeat x sneakers MAG ¬ under the RADar ¬ paninaro hipsters! ~ the history of vans x wp lavori in corso August 11 2015
pillowHeat x sneakers MAG ¬ under the RADar ¬ collab experiments! ~ the history of vans collaboration May 18 2015
Here Under the RADar we seek to bring to a wider audience the (arts &) crafts of the Vans back catalog which flew low & barely registered on the radar of radical. We dig deep for the long lost narratives & day-to-day operations of the van doren rubber company which seemingly went unnoticed & somewhat unloved. Often these products & pasttimes (such as ankle guards, factory-to-you customs or friction scenes) were taken for granted at the time however proved to be pioneering & light years ahead. Another trail that was blazed by Vans that would prove profoundly influential was their early work in collaborative efforts
pillowHeat x sneakers MAG ¬ under the RADar ¬ scene & not herd! ~ the history of vans print & friction scene March 06 2015
printed canvas has played a huge part in the evolution of the vans brand however to tell the story we have to set the 'scene' so to speak....
pillowHeat x sneakers MAG ¬ under the RADar ¬ custom(er) culture ~ the history of vans customs December 04 2014
with house of vans opening in august and now proceeding to cement itself as the premier london establishment of core, community and creativity, the visit of steve van doren to said opening reinforces for me....