loop

A pair of modular sneakers that provide the consumer with easy to assemble and customizable two-part sneaker made out of healthier materials.

Made for

Thesis

Year

2018

Role

Designer

Problem statement for Thesis: 

"How might we reduce the massive amount of synthetic sneaker waste that ends up in the landfills every year in the US while still promoting an active lifestyle? "

Followed an Iterative Product Development Method

 

Opportunity to Testing: 1st Round

Round 1 summary: Video (2:33 min)

User Study

1.Interviews

2. Co-Designs

3. Observational Interviews

4. Expert Interviews

5.Literature Review

Solution Brainstorming: Design & Mechanics

Material Innovation: Composition & pressure

Tested & Failed on the streets of Manhattan

Solution Prototype

Post-Feedback Product Development

 
Material board Loop collection 2.05.jpg

Taking loop to the next stages through fashion

Sneaker Studies

(Based on trends & manufacturing feasibility)

*Course-Related project

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