Steve McDonald Shares Insight Into the Design of the Nike Free Trail 5.0

Former Nike Designer, Steve McDonald is constantly just casually posting design details behind some of the most iconic footwear designs, which we’re just finding out he was a part of. This time he graced us with a little bit of an insight into the creation of the Nike Free Trail 5.0.

“It looks like laser cut but it’s not.” – Steve McDonald

Below you can see some of the initial lineart, vamp pattern (which definitely was not laser cut) and final silhouette.

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