this project was inspired by:
Tom Sachs NikeCraft Mars Yard 2.0
The Nike Air Monarch.
total build time: 20hrs on standard sewing machine
3M Reflective Material
T-Shirt Cotton Sock Liner
Full Grain Leather Swoosh
Recycled Flyknit Tongue
Full Length Air Sole
Off-Center Pull Tabs
Ian at Deadstock Coffee (PDX) gave me a task: deconstruct a sneaker and see how many different components are in a shoe.
Deconstruction-Reconstruction Sneaker Course
Taught by The Shoe Surgeon / Sponsored by Ecco Leather
Oct 13-17th 2016 – Los Angeles
The 5 day course focused on deconstructing and reconstructing sneakers.A twist of customization mixed with traditional bespoke shoe making skills.
Color Materials Design (CMD) 1 Week Intensive Course
at Pensole Footwear Design Academy
Our CMD team had to:
Create a consumer profile for a guest staying at The Grove Hotel
Develop a brand and seasonal color palette for our client, The Grove Hotel.
Select materials for a potential Grove branded footwear line.
One of my most memorable projects was working on All-Up-Round missile assembly for an aerospace company.
I was responsible for implementing SAP (sort of like a digital instruction manual) on a production line, and at the same time learn how to make a better missile.
I love creating, and I had an opportunity to take an assembly line from idea to reality.
A collection of ideas and sketches for improving existing processes.
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