Semester two – Week 7 Wednesday

The last 3D print looked to have too much elements going on and so to explore the sole concept i thought it would be best to print the parts separately and see how they act as a sole. As shown the sole pieces are individual printed and connected with small arches, this helps them move …

Mid semester break – Week 2 Thursday

I had some ideas the involved the sole of the shoe spreading at the dges and possibly coming up the sides for a mor eorganic look. This was my thinking… I began working on concepts that work with this visual aesthetic. Getting ready for 3D printing. I also saw this as an opportunity to test …

Mid semester break – Week 2 Monday

During this week the FabLab was closed, this meant i couldn’t do any 3D printing. I took this as a time to model my concepts in Rhino and to try further my grasshopper practice. After playing around for a while i was finally able to get a 3D voronoi to fill in a custom sole …

Mid semester break – Week 1 thursday

Exploring a range of stitch edges on 3D printed rails. The first print failed as the print was too quick and couldn’t catch all the details. After fixing the printing issue I printed multiple rails showing how fabric can be stitched on in different ways. From the earlier test i thought the 3D print provides …

Mid semester break – Week 1 Tuesday

Testing out how a 3D printed edge edge with stitching holes could work to stitch on an upper. The edge also has an attached heel cup and toe box. Making and attaching the upper. Result. The 3D printed edge creates a clean lining, maybe this shoe be on the outside of the upper. The heel …

Mid semester break – Week 1 Monday

Nervous System My tutor suggested I look into the company ‘Nervous System’ that creates jewellery. I searched their website and discovered that they have done many projects using organic calculated structures including a project in 2015 with New Balance creating sneaker soles with calculated forms. The work looks amazing and is similar to something I …

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