Flatpacked shoe out of one piece and a shoe lace

by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-06-29 13:14:14 UTC
Sustainability Aspects: Flat delivered, self-assembled to create ownership and customization

Put your felt shoes on

These slippers are constructed from a single piece of natural wool felt, their 3D form being created by complex 2D geometry of the pattern. The shapes are die-cut from sheets of 5mm thick felt with minimal, simple and affordable tooling – making this product very suitable for small-scale local production. The slippers are delivered flat-packed for assembly by the user by “sewing” the seams with the standard laces supplied in a colour of their choice. The act of self-assembling the slippers increases the sense of ownership and emotional connection with them and allows for personalisation through the choice of laces used.

Designer: Caspard Tine-Beres
Manufacturer: unknown
Category: shoes
Websites: www.gaspardtineberes.com/index.php?/project/lasso/


making the shoe
Put your felt shoes on
making the shoe
by gaspard tine-beres

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