Playground - The design of sneakers

Museum of Decorative Arts and Design Bordeaux


Thesus Spikes, Puma, 2008. Signed by Usain Bold, Gold medal at Beijing Olympics Games (100m), 2008. Puma archive – madd-bordeaux Exhibitions Playground – the design of sneakers. Musée des Arts décoratifs et du Design, Bordeaux. @ Alastair Philip Wiper
From July 20, 2020 until January 10, 2020
Basketball shoe, tennis shoe, trainer or sneaker, regardless of the name, they have influenced the way we live, and the way we dress, since the early 20th century. Worn by millions of people the world over, sneakers have, in just a few decades, become a mass-market product that transcends gender, age, and social and cultural background.
With the participation of major brands archives and reference institutions, more than 60 lenders and more than 600 pairs and documents presented, Playground is the first exhibition of this scale in Europe to present this cultural phenomenon.
Spike shoes, Gebrüder Dassler Schuhfabrik, 1936. Puma archive – madd-bordeaux. Exhibitions Playground – the design of sneakers. Musée des Arts décoratifs et du Design, Bordeaux. @ Alastair Philip Wiper
Vicious, Adidas x Rick Owens, 2014. Archive Rick Owens – madd-bordeaux Exhibitions Playground – the design of sneakers. Musée des Arts décoratifs et du Design, Bordeaux. @ Alastair Philip Wiper
Stan Smith, Adidas, 1978. Signed by Stan Smith. Musée National du Sport, Nice – madd-bordeaux Exhibitions Playground – the design of sneakers. Musée des Arts décoratifs et du Design, Bordeaux. @ Alastair Philip Wiper
Freestyle, design Angel Martinez, Reekbok, 1982. ARchive Reebok – Madd bordeaux Exhibitions Playground – the design of sneakers. Musée des Arts décoratifs et du Design, Bordeaux. @ Alastair Philip Wiper
Exhibition Playground – The design of sneakers, Madd-bordeaux. "Sneakers for Winners: The aura of the Olympic Games "Musée des Arts décoratifs et du Design, Bordeaux. @ Alastair Philip Wiper
Exhibition Playground – The design of sneakers, Madd-bordeaux. "Sneakers for Wionners" (general view) Musée des Arts décoratifs et du Design, Bordeaux. @ Alastair Philip Wiper
Exhibition Playground – "The design of sports", "Musée des Arts décoratifs et du Design, Bordeaux. @ Alastair Philip Wiper
Exhibition Playground – The design of sneakers, Madd-bordeaux. "Air Jordan's Design". Musée des Arts décoratifs et du Design, Bordeaux. @ Alastair Philip Wiper
Exhibition Playground – The design of sneakers, Madd-bordeaux. "A case study: the design of running shoes". Musée des Arts décoratifs et du Design, Bordeaux. @ Alastair Philip Wiper