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Over the past 28 years, Nike has continued to innovate with its visible air technology. The Nike Air originally came out in 1987 and began a longstanding run of air cushioning that has of course been highlighted over the years throughout the brand’s heralded Air Max line. Alongside famed designer Tinker Hatfield, Nike’s Director of Cushioning Innovation, David Forland, continues to expound upon the ’80s-originated technology year after year. To take a walk down memory lane and revisit the evolution of the Swoosh’s visible air, get a closer look at the technology’s evolution via the graphic above.

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