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KREIS – LAUF / Shoe Manufacturing Method


Discipline: Fashion Design

Since the beginning of the industrial age, the art of shoemaking has almost been erased. Today shoes are being mass-produced in standard sizes under questionable working conditions. KREIS – LAUF (ger. = cycle and/or walking in a circle) is a new manufacturing concept for sneakers that revitalizes traditional production methods and combines them with today’s rapid manufacturing processes in order to facilitate a shoe production that is sustainable in social, economical and ecological terms.

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Jury Statement
Wow! I hope to inspire and support the world in creating sustainable manufacturing processes and products. Let's keep our planet in balance and style!
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Hochschule für Gestaltung Schwäbisch Gmünd

Hochschule für Gestaltung Schwäbisch Gmünd
Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany

Stephan Thiemt,
Hochschule für Gestaltung Schwäbisch Gmünd

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