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Growth Ring / shoes

Growth Ring
Growth Ring

The tempo of the life gets so fast that we are too busy to notice our own changes. The growth ring of the tree inspires us to record our own changes on the shoes so as to convey a direct feeling of growth.
It is really interesting to see how people gained their ages through a shoes’ prospect. The sharp contrast between adults, adolescents and children when they have put on the same shoes is amusing and humourous.
The shoes, made from highly elastic and tenacious material, can be teared along dotted cutting line to fit certain foot size.
Using one-time forming technology, the simple shape reduce work procedures and production cost.

University

Zhejiang University

Zhejiang University
Hangzhou, China

Ying Fangtian

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Design

Zhejiang University

Zhejiang University
Hangzhou, China

Jiang Yiqing, Qi Yejia,Mao Xinyao

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