ALTERNATES

SHOES FOR PEOPLE WITH PLANTAR FASCIITIS

 FALL 2019  / 6 WEEKS 

TEAM: INDIVIDUAL

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Strap for adjusting the sock liner

No heel counter 

Suede leather exterior

Making shoes for people with Plantar Fasciitis more fashionable

Initial sketch and pattern -

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Initial sketches involved exploring the possibility of using multiple leather pieces for the upper, but I decided to go with a single double-sided piece for simplicity.

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Analysing wear pattern and 3D printing midsole-

I mapped out wear patterns on the outsole as it was the most common area of impact. This was further developed into cushioned 3D printed midsole (using Grasshopper), for a softer impact across the sole.

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Making the shoes-