Archive for the 'Design' Category

September 16th, 2014

Club Soccer 101

If memory serves me correctly, we first met Mark Yesilvskiy in Toronto at MLS Cup. There was a group of us out at a bar somewhere and Mark was there. This was also the time that Jamie Watson made a bet with Dunny that I'm not sure he has paid up on yet. But that's another story for another day. Anyway. So we meet Mark. You can tell he's a soccer ...
September 15th, 2014

Watch this is you’ve ever wondered what an $85 Million House Looks Like

This, obviously, has nothing to do with soccer - but its incredible nonetheless... This barn, is the epitome of the ridiculousness that is Los Angeles and entertainment and wealth and all of those sorts of thing. I love it. I love everything about it. But, even I'm just sitting here right now in awe after seeing this. This house, is about 15 ...
April 1st, 2014

Recent US National Team Jerseys + A Few Memories

Nike and US Soccer unveiled the new 2014 away kit that the US Men's National Team will be wearing this year in the World Cup. It got me thinking about other recent US jerseys so I decided to take a look back to the last twenty years and pick out some of the more memorable US jerseys. These aren't necessarily my favorites (although some I really like), ...
March 13th, 2014

Football Stadium for FC Bate “Borisov Arena” in Belarus is Completed – and Beautiful.

This stadium, for FC Bate, completed by Slovenian architects, OFIS, called the ‘Borisov Arena’ in belarus, seats 13,000 guests, can accommodates up to 620 VIP guests, 100 press seats and parking for 800 spectators. The stadium site is in a forested location, and a major goal of the construction scheme was to maintain as many of the existing ...
March 6th, 2014

Nike Magista Launch

Nike officially unveiled their latest boot today called the Magista. I'm out in Barcelona for the launch of this and this is a big deal. The way we have thought about boots in the past will change with the Magista. There are a lot of questions surrounding this boot and there were plenty that were asked today. Ill be breaking these down in more ...
February 27th, 2014

adidas Samba Primeknit Boots

We have seen the advancements of boots in a variety of ways. Materials, stud configuration, weight, etc have meant boots keep getting more and more advanced. Often times I hear people asking what can be done next. Well here is a pretty good example of what is next... adidas have just announced their Samba Primeknit boots which are completely knitted ...
January 23rd, 2014

Football Kits Re-Imagined

Angelo Trofa is a designer / illustrator who like many of us, happens to have a love for soccer. So in his spare time, he lets his passion for kit design take over and puts in some pretty serious work re-imagining what some of the world's best known football kits could look like. He has just released his third issue of a football kit concept ...
January 19th, 2014

The KIA GT4 Stinger Concept Car

I love this rig. Although "there are currently no plans to bring the concept to production", Kia has unveiled its GT4 Stinger Concept at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show. When I saw this rig come over the net, I had to send out a quick textual message. Reason being, a friend of mine is at the Detroit Auto Show* .... and I had no idea that KIA as ...