"The language of hip hop music has been culled for optimistic gems in Zan Barnett’s recent book project, Hip Hoptimism. Using bold typesetting and hand lettering, the book is an A to Z guide with a different music artist for each letter— from Andre 3000 to Jay Z. The text is paired with creative illustrations and fold out pages quoting notable lyrics."
An interactive iPad application designed to explore the relationship between sneaker culture and hip hop. In chronological order from the early 70's in New York City, to rise of the Air Jordan, to the billion-dollar industry sneakers are today. And some packaging for sneaker-related stuff with it.