Tobin Dorn is an American sport designer with 20 years experience and most recognized for his contributions in the footwear industry and his mixed martial arts designs. His extensive knowledge and hands-on experience with form and function has been successfully applied to a variety of products in the sports industry. Tobin's consultancy includes footwear & sportswear design, sport branding, project management, art direction, presentations and MMA (mixed martial arts) projects.

Work Samples

Work History

DASS GROUP (2013- present) Ivoti, Brazil Design/creative director | FILA Performance division NEW LEVEL DESIGN (2003 – 2013) Curitiba, Brazil +Sport design (footwear, sportswear, equipment), design innovation, sport branding, project management, art direction, presentations and MMA (mixed martial arts) projects. UFC x TRACK&FIELD (2012 – 2013) São Paulo, Brazil Sportswear design | Design direction - UFC TUNE FOOTWEAR (2012) Footwear design | Design direction CARMIN x DAFITI (2012) São Paulo, Brazil Footwear design | Design direction PUMA (2012) Boston, USA Footwear design | Creative direction ALPARGATAS (2006 - 11) São Paulo, Brazil Footwear design - MIZUNO Brazil, TOPPER, RAINHA SHOGUN MMA (2010) Curitiba, Brazil Brand design | Graphic design - Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua DASS GROUP (2003 – 2010) São Paulo, Brazil Footwear design - UMBRO Brazil, FILA Brazil, TRYON ANDERSON SILVA (2003) Curitiba, Brazil Brand design | Graphic design - Killer Bees Muay Thai College PUMA (2002 – 2003) Munich, Germany Footwear design | Design direction AZALÉIA (2001-02) São Paulo, Brazil Footwear design | Design direction - OLYMPIKUS PUMA (1998 – 2001) NYC Footwear design | Creative direction FILA (1995 – 1997) NYC Footwear design

Education

  • Pratt Institute

    • Bachelor Arts (BA) Visual Communications
    • 1990 - 1996
  • New World School of the Arts

    • Associate Arts (AA) Visual Arts
    • 1988 - 1990
  • Southwood Middle School Center for the Arts

    • PAVAC Visual Arts
    • 1985 - 1987

    PAVAC stands for Performing and Visual Arts Center (Miami, FL )

Specialties

Awards

Yankodesign, ConceptKicks, Core77, Coroflot Genius, Trendhunter, Newtech-enews, Mypinkadviser, Spraygraphic, Techcracks, Spacecoollhunting

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