Random pic of the week

June 29, 2009


Pencil Shoes… makes your feet and floor colourful while walking…

Extract from Lauren Milroy

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Amphibian

June 27, 2009


Amphibian was developed as an aid for lifeguards patrolling the beaches. Comprising of beach shoes and extendable fin modules, the set is meant to help the rescue worker swim up faster towards the victim.

It has a unique retractable system that allows you to keep the modules retracted till you reach the waters.

On the way back, after the rescue, a simple jab of the toes on the seabed, retracts the modules once again.

Extract from Yanko Design


Her cutting edge, distinct shoe designs offer an alternative to existing design languages and typologies. They have a design language that is built on clean lines, materials, and construction techniques that are closer to design and architecture than women’s fashion.
“I’m interested in designing objects that ignore or challenge conventions in order to make the product-design world less generic,” says the London-based designer. “l rethink what an object can look like or how it can function. There can be more to clothes.”

   



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Lamborghini Superleggera Pumps

February 15, 2009


“Based on the design of the defunct Gallardo Superleggera, these pumps are pretty well thought-out, right down to the carbon fiber stilettos holding up the back. As a curious distraction, these make for some funny footwear.
Designed by Modo illustrator Tim Cooper as a potential product from Tonino Lamborghini.”

Extract from autoblog

Pony Boots & Shoes

January 23, 2009


The first time I have seen this type of boots is on Victoria Beckham’s feet in a newspaper.

Pony boots and shoes… It’s like walking on stilts… makes beautiful calf muscles.

Extract from PunitiveShoes

Random pic of the week

January 5, 2009


The Walking Bike, combining shoes and bicycles for an artful (if not entirely super-functional) pedal-driven machine.

Extract from TreeHugger

KickIt! Shoe Rack

December 16, 2008


Designed based on people’s observed behavior, this is a very innovative idea. It will get dirty really fast and hard to clean but the idea is there.

Extract from Magazin