World Footwear

Innovation

Rockport presents total motion sport pumps

Jan 30, 2015 / Germany
Infused with Adripene sports technology by adidas, the shoes offer comfort, stability and flexibility

Designer creates 3D printed heels

Sep 3, 2014 / Belgium
The heels designed by Katrien Herdewyn are detachable from the main body and represent the 7 deadly sins

Lechal smart shoes assure they will guide the way

Sep 3, 2014 / India
An Indian high-tech start-up has a new GPS-enabled smart sports shoe that vibrates to give the wearer directions

United Nude launches 3D printed shoes

Aug 11, 2014 / Netherlands
The famous footwear brand has designed the Float shoe, which can be 3D printed at home on a compact desktop machine

NASA drives the ForceShoe investigation

Jul 17, 2014 / United States
The agency in charge of the American space program leads an investigation to address ongoing concerns about the maintenance of the astronaut’s bone and muscle health in microgravity

Nanotechnologies applied to footwear in European project

Jul 10, 2014 / Europe
The joint European consortium is looking into materials, components and footwear with enhanced comfort properties based on nanotechnologies

Project Be Nature focus on developing sustainable products and materials

Jul 4, 2014 / Portugal
The project aiming to develop biodegradable leather with minor impact to the environment was a success, with the objectives completely met, and with the resulting materials and products already commercialized in the international markets

UK designer presents shoe collection with hydraulic heels

Jun 19, 2014 / United Kingdom
Silvia Fado created the Kinetic Traces line, whose shoes result from a combination of design, technology, engineering and hydraulics

Japanese designer creates the fondue slippers

Jun 11, 2014 / Japan
The PVC shoes can mold to the feet like a second skin, using a process similar to dipping food in melted cheese

adidas to let customers put Instagram photos on their shoes

May 21, 2014 / Germany
The Germany based brand has announced that by the end of summer a new APP for iPhone and Android phones will allow Instagram photos to be printed on their shoes

3D Printer

Sep 9, 2013 / Netherlands
 This trend is a revolution in the market. We can print a pair of shoes within 7 hours only. 

2030 Innovation

Sep 6, 2013 / World
The Which? magazine conducted an intensive study on the consumption habits of United Kingdom citizens in 2030, and the results are impressive. Living in a world with slow economic growth, resource scarcity and higher average prices will be the routine.
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