I always wondered who came up with a lot of Nike’s branding, I thought it was mostly in-house, but as it turns out several awesome projects were conceived by Brian Schmitt. Brian is a freelance art director and designer living in Amsterdam and creating a ton of amazing projects. My personal favorite is The Cortez Brothers projcet, which are a pair of cute characters he created with Tokyo Plastic for the launch of the 2009 Cortez. They looks so mysterious and cool. I also loved the wall of shoes he did for the US Olympic Basketball Team, it’s so epic looking.