Krink participated in the “Make Your Mark” customization lab in Nike’s flagship SoHo NYC store for a limited two month event. Invited as an “Artist in Residence,” Krink created exclusive designs only available in NYC. Each sneaker was printed live at the store, so visitors were able to observe and take part in the creative process.
Founded by Bill Bowerman and Phil Knight on January 25 1964, as Blue Ribbon Sports, the company became officially Nike, Inc. on May 30 1971. The company was named after the Greek goddess of victory, Nike (Νίκη). Nike is an American multinational association that is involved in the design, development, manufacturing and worldwide marketing and sales of apparel, footwear, accessories, equipment and services. The company’s world headquarters are situated near Beaverton, Oregon.