Pensole Footwear Academy, Portland
This project was part of a footwear design course at Pensole- a footwear design academy in Portland, Oregon. I was chosen to participate after winning a design competition on mesh01.com. The program was taught by
Dwayne Edwards former Jordan Brand designer.
My design was a thin cupsole skateboard shoe. It is a mid-top slip-on design that has a straping system inside the collar for comfort and support. The vamp features an reenforced rubber toecap for durability. The whole design is focused on the mental aspect of skateboarding, where so many problem originate from your mentality. The look is inspired by a strong weaving basket and fashionable midtops.