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Deodion / Shoes Steriliser


Deodion is a portable device that uses wood
vinegar to effectively sterilise and deodorise
shoes while avoiding direct physical contact
with the footwear.

Foot and shoe odour is the cause of
much embarrassment for many. It creates
unpleasantness not only for the shoe wearer
and those around them, but also for the indoor
environment. As a result, many will wash their
footwear to get rid of odours. However, this
can damage the shoes’ shape and materials.

Deodion is a portable device designed to
address this problem. Deodion’s design was
inspired by the form of a scorpion


Korea Polytechnic University

Korea Polytechnic University
Industrial Design Engineering
Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

Heo, Seong Cheol(Teaching Professor)


Lim, Jae Min

Lim, Jae Min
Jeollabuk-do, Wanju-gun, South Korea

Lim, Jae Min