Steve Green on Nike, skateboarding and creative direction

Steve Green is the Senior Global Creative Director and Nike. And oh my god, Steve has done everything at Nike in his almost 12 years – from having a blank slate to reimagine its Skateboarding department, to infusing the Running department with his vision, to heading up the Global Tee Studio.

In our conversation he shares his early love for skateboarding, giving up everything in his hometown to move to New York, hating Portland in the first two years after joining Nike, learning to go with the flow, creating his graphic meditations, and moving from designing every day, to helping designers thrive at Nike.

Steve’s prints:


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Podcast music and production: James Greenfield

Production: Green Podcast Productions

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