Few shoe designers in the world are as recognized as Tinker Hatfield. He’s created some of the most iconic and culturally influential sneakers in the past three decades for Nike. Designs that continue to be in production to this day. With an architecture background he was able to bring in a fresh design perspective to Nike that helped propel the Jordan brand while creating a new line under the AIR umbrella. designboom interviews Hatfield about his career with Nike and the influence architecture had on his designs.