The Design Of Y-3’s ‘YUNU SKATE’

Design Director (adidas x Yohji Yamamoto + Y-3 footwear & accessories adidas), Aurélien Longo has shared some of the initial sketches and development of the Y-3 ‘YUNU SKATE’.

The clean and minimal style features a canvas upper with suede and leather components with Yohji Yamamoto’s embroidered signature along the mid-panel of each foot. The YUNU SKATE also features a sole tooling developed by adidas Skateboarding to provide performative traction.

Development: Oury Hermes
Product Manager: Lukas Ruprecht
Creative Direction: Aurélien Longo
Colour and Materials: Aurélien Longo

(“Also huge thanks to Scott Johnston for his help on this project.” – Aurélien)


Mr. Bailey

Product Designer + Footwear Architect | Founder of @ConceptKicks |

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