Nike – Paper Craft Sneakers

7 08 2006

Nike Japan produced these sneaker paper craft kits, as complementary gifts at all Nike store locations in Japan. Paper craft, models made entirely out of paper, is a long held tradition in Japan. Recently, sneaker theme paper craft has become very popular, such as our friend Shin Tanaka’s modeling of Nike AF 1’s and BAPESTA’s.

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The Nike kits used state-of-the-art printing machines to add minute details, giving them a realistic appearance. Nike also consulted with artisan Tomohito Yasui, who is well known for his signature paper craft figurines “Kami-Robo”, on this project. Thanks to Aki for the photos!

> Nike Japan (Japanese Only)

> Tomohito Yasui – Kami-Robo

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