Welcome to a world of vibrant color and madcap illustration, where shoe soles double as art canvases and seemingly subtle details glow electric-green in the dark. For Nike’s latest shoe collaboration, Nike 6.0 joined forces with prolific street artist Mark Paul Deren (a.k.a. Madsteez) to create something fresh and visually groundbreaking. The result? The Nike 6.0 StinkWeen Braata.
In keeping with the welcome-all energy propelling Nike 6.0, the California-based Madsteez mentored up-and-coming artist Evan “Stink” Rossell on the project. In a series of all-night, art-fueled brainstorming sessions, they created the character “StinkWeen”