The Initial Design Process Of The Nike Kobe 3

Former Nike designer, Steve McDonald is constantly sharing gems via his Instagram account.

One of the latest being a bit of an insight into the design of the Nike Kobe 3’s, which were mostly designed by Steve, with some help from, E Scott Morris and Kaesy Jarvis –

SMc (Steve McDonald) design is about 90%, E (E Scott Morris) designed 7% (and) Kasey Jarvis (now UA) designed 3%” – McDonald

According to Steve, the Last for these was totally designed from scratch and Kobe was a big fan of the shoe. Below you can see the initial render, as well as the final shoe.

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Mr. Bailey

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