Nike's relationship with Hiroshi Fujiwara is unlike any other sneaker partnership in the game. Their history together is one that runs deep and has resulted in numerous projects. Almost like a signature line. From Nike's HTM initiative, where Fujiwara works alongside Swoosh heavyweights Tinker Hatfield and Mark Parker, to limited collaborations spearheaded by his fragment design label, the renowned Japanese creative always has something up his sleeve with the sportswear company.
This weekend, the partnership between Nike and fragment design takes a major turn when the Air Jordan 1 gets the double lightning bolt treatment. But how exactly did we get to this point? From Tennis Classics to Dunks and Air Force 1s, we go five years back into the archives in A Recent History of fragment design x Nike Collaborations.