Monday, January 3, 2011

grey all stars

This pair of grey All Stars I've spotted two years ago at the Modefabriek in Amsterdam.

Being highly interested in scrap wood, my attention was immediately drawn to this pair of sneakers. (the same Chucks, although a substantial number of sizes smaller, belong to my shoe collection).

The sneakers are made by artist Diederick Kraaijeveld. He makes sculptures of everyday objects, such as recently canned green pea soup to celebrate the traditional New Year's Dive in style.

Kraaijeveld only uses original colored scrap wood and doesn't use a drop of paint. He likes to create desirable objects of material that others have carelessly thrown away.

You can find a collection of his work on


  1. He, volgens mij hangt er ook een kunstwerk van hem in het stadsdeelhuis van stadsdeel Oost (amsterdam) waar ik werk. Zal morgen eens kijken wie de kunstenaar is...