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Eco-woven shoes / Educational aid

Eco-woven shoes

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_01 2020

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_01 2020

In Cambodia, there are many "little peddlers", children who sell souvenirs on the street. They often go barefoot because they lack money for shoes or sandals. China is the world's second-largest producer of corn, much of which is exported to other countries in the region. This design concept involves the art of straw weaving, which is part of China's intangible cultural heritage. Simple Instructions on how to weave sandals from corn husks would be printed on the side of every export packing boxes for corn. Corn husks, because they are strong and durable, are very suitable for weaving into footwear, and have the additional health benefit of inhibiting foot odor.

We are very excited to receive this award. Thanks to our supervisor, Associate Professor Zhang. We will continue to work hard to create more good design.
Winner Statement
University

Southwest Petroleum University

Southwest Petroleum University
ChengDu, SiChuan, China

Ziyu Ma,
Southwest Petroleum University

Xuran Bai,
Southwest Petroleum University

Xingyan Song,
Southwest Petroleum University

Yuqing Yang,
Southwest Petroleum University