Robert Nathanial Heppler
December 3, 1979
|Residence||Los Angeles, California|
|Alma mater||W+K 12|
|Occupation||Footwear designer, streetwear personality, copywriter, blogger, conceptual artist|
|Home town||Natick, Massachusetts|
Nike credits him with the design, concept, and packaging of such shoes as the Lobster Dunk and most recently the Coraline Dunk– which made an appearance at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival as well as D&AD and One Show.
His podcast The Weekly Drop was the first show focusing on streetwear, fashion, art and personalities in the world. It's been featured on Sirius Satellite Radio and syndicated to college radio's across the country, inspiring[peacock term] students, teachers and locals to better understand streetwear culture as a whole. In addition to the creation of a successful[peacock term] podcast, Heppler frequently appears as an industry expert on EPSN2 and has been featured in The New York Times, Boston Globe, Boston Phoenix, Vapors, Complex, Mass Appeal and several other major media outlets.
Heppler graduated from the Wieden + Kennedy 12 program where he mastered his craft of strategy, communication and the important cross over between urban culture and mainstream brands.
- "Sneaker Freaker". Sneaker Freaker.
- "Hypebeast Essentials". Hypebeast.
- "Creator of the Lobster Dunk". Sneaker News.
- "Cannes Submission". youtube.
- "Co-Founder story". BUSCEMI.
- "Vice President of Marketing". Wall Street Journal. Highsnobiety.
- Love Life and Sneakers February 18, 2006 /
- "The Sneaker Game|Christian Science Monitor". Csmonitor.com. 2006-10-02. Retrieved 2010-10-05.
- 13 Nov 2008 Hello My Name Is Rob Heppler. "Vapors Magazine". Vapors Magazine. Archived from the original on 2009-03-14. Retrieved 2010-10-05.
- "Lobster Dunk". Sneakerfiles.com. Retrieved 2010-10-05.
- "Boston Globe". Boston.com. 2006-06-01. Retrieved 2010-10-05.
- "Vancouver Sun". .canada.com. 2006-07-06. Retrieved 2010-10-05.