• New York,  WorldWide

    Recap: @Ford’s Design with a Purpose panel discussion @AIANational in NYC!

    If you’re into fashion you’ll also have a thing for design, and this week saw a very unique and insightful panel discussion take place at NYC’s American Institute of Architects: Ford’s Design with a Purpose. This discussion brought Ford designers and AIA architects together to discuss what it really means to “build tough” and how designs have evolved to meet the demands of a changing world—both in vehicles and iconic buildings. “We are constantly challenged with surpassing our own reputation,” said Rick Bell, a fellow of the American Institute of Architects and executive director of its New York chapter. “New York is one of the greatest cities in the world,…

  • New York

    Shackle with @ITSJEREMYSCOTT @Adidas

    A new Adidas sneaker has sparked outrage, with sneaker fans accusing the brand of promoting racism. The Roundhouse Mid “Handcuff” shoe, created by controversial New York designer Jeremy Scott, features a plastic orange shackle that attaches to each ankle. The $350 sneakers hit stores in August, but Adidas promoted them on their official Facebook page on June 14 with this quote: “Tighten up your style with the JS Roundhouse Mids, dropping in August. Got a sneaker game so hot you lock your kicks to your ankles?” While the brand may be making a cheeky statement about shoe theft, many are equating these binding devices with slavery and prisoners. At press…

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  • WorldWide

    @TheWorkbook & Art Directors Club @adcglobal Creative Circus

    Workbook and Art Directors Club brought art to life last week with its inaugural Creative Circus.  100 artists and photographers feverishly snapped, sketched and painted burlesque performers as guests witnessed this living gallery, served by some of the fiercest cross-dressers I’ve seen! The Art Directors Club is a concentrated group of creative talent and a gathering place for leaders in visual communication.  It was formed in 1920 by Louis Pedlar as a way to unite colleagues in the advertising, to dignify their profession, and judge advertising art by the same standards as fine art. Workbook is dedicated to providing the creative community premium sourcebooks and a website with comprehensive features and resources for…

  • Toronto

    Contest: FILA T-shirt Design

    Hey all! Fila has just launched a new and exciting contest giving Heydoyou readers the chance to design a limited edition T-shirt for the stars! Celebrating its 100th anniversary, Fila announced their T-shirt design contest. You can submit your imaginative T-shirt designs through Fila Canada’s Facebook page. The deadline is June 30, then the public will vote for the top 10 designs and Fila Canada will choose the grand prize winner on July 11. You can submit your creation and get all your friends to vote for their favourite design. The winning T-shirt will be on display and gifted to celebrities and VIPs during the Toronto Film Festival, at the…