PAST meets FUTURE. @ubiqlab @ubiqlife in partnership with @richierange and @jwdanklefs combine @danielarsham’s PAST New York upper on the 4D sole. Should these release as a part of the Never Made series?
Official press release photos from one of my graduation project. I know I’ve been posting it several times already but hey!
“WHAT This concept shoe is made from a single thread of polyurethane. Inspired by the open and strong webs that spiders build, Martin Sallières experimented with 3D-weaving techniques, creating a similar structure for footwear design. WOW By tweaking the properties of the material, variations in density, flexibility and thickness become possible. The mesh is created with a constant back and forth movement along the shoe last; by heating the result, the shoe keeps its form after removing the mould. WHY This shoe is like a concept car, made to push limits, change trends and explore the future. The initial experiments are just as important as the final outcome, showcasing a new approach to footwear design. QUOTE Why make a shoe out of different pieces and materials?”
More at press.designacademy.nl -📸 Nicole Marnati .
Clara Tavares, Gonzalo Del Rosario & others from plant #11 holding a selection of prototypes, showing the influence @suzanne.oudehengel had on our week’s progress, from her knits, to embroidery to design, she was central to our week’s output.