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Amazing VFX showcases new Nike technology

Nike's new Flyknit technology is showcased with mindblowing VFX in this new spot, created by LA-based design agency Royale (opens in new tab). Inspired by feedback from runners, the Nike Free Hyperfeel Running Shoe is the result of countless athletes craving a trainer with the snug fit of a sock.

Using a combination of software, the team simulated fabric growing from the sole, binding together to form the entire shoe. 3D artist Andy Moorer comments on Vimeo: "Cinema 4D (opens in new tab) played a significant role in design.

Cinema 4D played a significant role in design

"The lighting and effects for the spot were done in Softimage (opens in new tab) and Arnold (opens in new tab). The original design for the tread effect was Cinema 4D then Maya (opens in new tab), Stroika (opens in new tab) and Softimage ICE...just the way it evolved."

Nike Free Hyperfeel Running shoe

Nike Free Hyperfeel Running shoe

Nike Free Hyperfeel Running shoe

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