Nike Air Pegasus 83/30 Inspired Spaceship | Martijn van Dam

Created by designer, Martijn van Dam, this spaceship concept is inspired by his love for retro Nike’s, most particularly the Nike Air Pegasus 83/30.

“One of my resolutions for 2015 is to create more of my personal illustration work. Since I have a weak spot for retro Nike running sneakers like the Air Max 1 and Pegasus, I figured it would be a good starting point to do series of new work.
To kick things off I did this particular spaceship illustration inspired by the Nike Air Pegasus 83/30. At the end of last year I constructed and ordered a pair via NikeID and thought the colour set and design of the sneaker itself would be a good base for a science fiction themed illustration. As well as the poster design and illustration work, I took some care beforehand to photograph the sneakers to act as a visual reference.
The entire process was captured in a making-of video and a huge shout goes out to the guys from Noisia for letting me use their awesome track Leopard Slug as a fitting soundtrack. Enjoy!” – Martijn

I’m always fond of little concept art, especially when it’s science fiction based. Exercises like this are great at helping break up monotony, and enable designers to think slightly differently. Bringing design elements across to different products can often create something pretty striking. Martijn does a beautiful job of bringing some of the shoe’s design details across to the spaceship.
See the poster and video of the process, below.













Mr. Bailey

Product Designer + Footwear Architect | Founder of @ConceptKicks |

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