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Adidas’ Freaky Star Wars Ads

Dorothy Tang composed a series of posters to advertise Adidas’ line of Star Wars-themed shoes. They’re really weird. Tang’s work reflects the classic movie posters, except with oddly-shaped children. You can view three more at the link. Link via Geekosystem

The Evolution of the Sneaker

1. Plimsolls: Kicking it Old School Plimsolls put the town shoemaker out of business. As the first mass-produced shoes, plimsolls were crafted on an assembly line using canvas and vulcanized rubber. But don’t let the “inspected by No. 35″ tag fool you. These mid-19th century kicks were so crude that they didn’t even differentiate between the [...]