Adidas Design Vets on Storytelling Support – Footwear News

Some of baseball’s brightest young stars lace up Adidas when they step foot on the diamond. And this month, the Three Stripes gave them something special to wear to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. Led by senior designer Harold Arandia Jr. and apparel technical designer Julio Aleman, Adidas delivered a special iteration of its Adizero Afterburner … Read more

When the Nobel Prize Committee Rejected The Lord of the Rings: Tolkien “Has Not Measured Up to Storytelling of the Highest Quality” (1961)

When J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings books appeared in the mid-1950s, they were met with very mixed reviews, an unsurprising reception given that nothing like them had been written for adult readers since Edmund Spencer’s epic 16th century English poem The Faerie Queene, perhaps. At least, this was the contention of reviewer Richard Hughes, who went on to write … Read more