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Easy Shoes / shoes for the old

Easy Shoes

Easy Shoes is a pair of shoes made for old man.It can facilitate the elderly to wear it or take it off.
The upper leaf uses wool as material , the Hook & Loop Tapes make it easy for the old to open the shoes, at the same time ,enlarging the exposed area of the foot, So it will convenient the old people who has skeletal deformation. It’s thermal and comfortable.
The number of elderly people in some developing countries has increased since a long time ago.The phenomenon of skeletal aging among elderly people can be found everywhere. What they need is some simple and usable design, which can embody the social care for the elderly.


School of Design JiangnanUniversity

School of Design JiangnanUniversity
Wuxi, China

Bengo Chou,
School of Design Jiangnan University

Mengying Wei,
School of Design Jiangnan University