Unsupported browser

You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.

Sign up for
an Award

Participate with your entry in one of our professional or student awards.

Sign up for an award

Sign up for
a Profile

Create your own profile and publish it in the iF WORLD DESIGN GUIDE.

Sign up for a profile

Learn more:

iF SOCIAL IMPACT PRIZE
(free of charge)

Present your project for free and win your share of EUR 50,000 in prize money.

Publish your project

Wind Heels / High heels

Wind Heels

“Wind Heels” is a whole new high heels which applies the wind power technology. It focuses on comforting the heel ache after a long time wearing high heels. The power, which is generated when walking, is converted to be micro-electrotherapy .to ease the muscles.

The electricity generator is set up at the heels. By use of the embedded textile technology, it can also convey the micro-electricity to insoles to stimulate and comfort the pain site.

The shoe body is made of Green Plastic. The removable heels are made of carbon. When the shoe body is broken, we can keep the micro-electricity conversion heel to attach to a new shoe body to extend the product life.

University

National Taiwan University of Science and Technology

National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
Taipei, Taiwan

Zhi-xiang, Ke

GO TO PROFILE
Design

National Taiwan University of Science and Technology

National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
Taipei, Taiwan

Pin-Chen, Huang

GO TO PROFILE