Adidas unveils 3D-printed performance footwear

November 12th, 2015

Adidas has unveiled the Futurecraft 3D performance footwear, featuring a unique 3D-printed running shoe midsole that can be tailored to the cushioning needs of individual feet. The 3D concept is part of the Futurecraft series, an initiative that places open-source collaboration and craftsmanship at the heart of design to drive innovation across all elements of […]

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Smart-shoes system designed for performance

April 10th, 2015

No New Folk Studio Inc., a Japanese hardware startup, creates technology for artists and performers with a focus on wireless interaction and the Internet of Things (IoT). Their new endeavor is a smart-shoes system named “Orphe,” which is designed for performance that functions both as a customizable lighting system and a musical instrument/audio-visual controller. Each […]

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Feel like you’re in someone else’s shoes with a pair of “Stellvertreters”

March 6th, 2015

What would it be like to walk in someone else’s shoes? Swiss students Lukas Gächter, Olivia Stadler and Ramon Marc of Zürcher Hochschule der Künste have developed "Stellvertreter" shoes that take this time-honored saying quite literally. Their two-component project is designed to convey the movement of one person to another person at another  location, making […]

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ASICS GT-1000 2 Is Runner’s World’s “Best Buy”

November 29th, 2013

In just its second generation, ASICS GT-1000 2 running shoe has been named Runner's World magazine’s “best buy” in its 2013 Winter Shoe Guide. The magazine cited the shoe’s cushioning and new design, along with a price tag of $100, among its winning attributes. An update on the previous version of the shoe, the GT-1000 […]

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