Who Invented Clothes and When? Surprisingly Difficult to AnswerWe came across a news report about the world’s oldest...
The “Shoe that Grows” is a brilliantly simple idea of creating durable children’s shoes that expand as their feet grow, ensuring well-fitting shoes throughout childhood. It’s an inspirational story of a man who wanted to make a difference, and is doing so. But another fascinating aspect for us is how much great design thinking there is to learn from this story – not just design of the shoes, but design of the business that goes with it.
Wanted to have a pair of shoes that have your perfect heel height, colour and design? Why not design your own signature shoes by being a shoe designer for an hour. Read this article to see how you can create your own custom pair of shoes easily and it doesn't have to cost the moon!
Art takes many forms in the world today and in this article, we look at shoes as an expression of creativity. There are many designers at work today who push the boundaries of shoe design to create avant garde masterpieces. They make shoes we think deserve to be displayed in art galleries. This is our current top 10 - in no particular order.
With their 2015 exhibition “Shoes: Pleasure and Pain”, the V&A distilled into 4 words the dilemma that shoes represent for so many women. It sparked a debate at Zayah World about what shoes are about, what they could be, and what happens when you push the boundaries of footwear design. We start with a series of designers that take fresh perspectives on what matters most when designing footwear, and as a result each create something truly different.