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Range plan for a remade retro womens footwear range

Range plan for a remade retro range for UK customer, we introduced this company to an appropriate footwear resource, took them through their initial development cycle and designed their first ever footwear range.

Range plan for a remade retro womens footwear range

Design for shoe with machined steel sole and heel

Ideation sketch for a steel soled sandal

Design for shoe with machined steel sole and heel

Luxury Womens Heels developed in Italy for USA client

Laser cut heavy box calf leather uppers on 120mm heels and flat outsoles, designed for a USA client and developed in Italy.

Luxury laser cut womens heels and skimmers shoe designs

Another mood board for Underground Shoes

Geek chic mood board for Underground shoes (I think, perhaps for 2010 ). This is quite an unusual approach in that the client wanted me to present trends for both men and women on one board.

mood board for street fashion footwear brand

'Analogue' Mood board for Underground Shoes

I love designing edgy fashion as it takes me back to my time at street fashion gurus Shellys shoes. Here's one of my favourite mood boards ever, made for Underground England

womens and mens fashion footwear mood board for Underground

AW2012 Trend forecast for slipper supplier

We don't just offer trend forecasting for fashion footwear, we can offer it for any type of footwear. Here is a mood board made for a slipper supplier.

mood board for slipper design project

Womens AW2013 pumps CAD design by kit

I work in this way with suppliers, first I identify the key shapes for that season, sketch up these shapes and provide the factory with 6 to 8 designs per kit. A 'kit' is the terminology used to describe the heel, last and insole board - the kit dictates the general shape of the shoe.

Womens block heel shoe CADS AW2013

Golddigga

I was commissioned to design a small range of trainers for this UK, teenage fashion brand. The range was a great success and sold out.

As part of this range I developed the innovative style Outkast, which is unique in that it has a tongue that is both reversible (to change the colour), and removeable (to make the shoe into a sandal!)

Image of a trainers spec
Image of junior trainers spec
Photo of a juniors sports shoe
Photo of a juniors sports shoe
Photo of a juniors sports shoe
Photo of a juniors sports shoe
Photo of a juniors sports shoe
Photo of sports shoe range for sale
Image of casual athletic trainers spec
Image of casual athletic trainers spec
Image of casual athletic trainers spec
Image of casual athletic trainers spec
Photo of a juniors sports shoe
Photo of sports shoe range for sale
Photo of a juniors sports shoe
Image of casual athletic trainers spec
Image of casual athletic trainers spec
Photo of a juniors sports shoe
Photo of sports shoe range for sale
Photo of a juniors sports shoe

Fashion sports range

Mens concepts for a fashion sports range for SS08

Photo of fashion sports sketches

Print pattern design

We developed this print ourselves by adapting a clothing textile print for footwear.

Technical Athletic

Ideas from my sketchbook working around the concept of neoprene sock uppers and alternative closures.

Scan of ideas sketches
Scan of ideas sketches

Cross training range

Spec sheets for a cross training range. As well as designing the shoes I introduced the spec sheet format that you see here! The outsole on this group was a complex five part mould.

Scan of a sports shoe spec sheet
Scan of a sports shoe spec sheet
Photos of sports shoe samples

Ground Barrier

Ground Barrier outdoor boot concept, inspired by Russian Constructivist Architecture. This was designed from a brief written in response to combat boots such as the Hi Tec Magnum.

Image of Ground Barrier workboot
Image of Ground Barrier workboot outsole design

Mens boot sketches

Mens fashion workboot concept for fall 2007.

Photo of mens boot sketches

Back to School for girls

Girls shoes for Back to School.

Image of kids shoes design

EVA flip flop with bead trim

Womens EVA flip flop with bead trim

Image of spec for EVA flip flop with bead trim

Mens EVA FLip FLop

EVA flp flop for men.

Image of flip flop spec

Dinghy and Shark ranges

The widely copied Dinghy and Shark ranges.

Photo of Dinghy and Shark footwear ranges

Megadrive range

Megadrive range with polycarbonate sole - this was developed for me by Splendourplast in Italy and was technically complex as it was a new construction which required a lot of testing and prototypes. Fortunately it was a great success!

Photo of prototype shoes

Rip n Tear

Funky footwear design for Shelleys

Image of a funky footwear design for Shelleys

Funky

Funky footwear sketch for Shelleys

Image of a footwear sketch for Shelleys

Matisse range

A sales sample order for my Matisse range.

Scan of a sales sample order

Footwear print design example

Here we had to adapt the given graphics (from the style guide) to make it work on a footwear product.

Image of a footwear print design example

EVA flip flop 2

Portfolio example of an EVA flip flop
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Womens AW2013 pumps CAD design by kit

I work in this way with suppliers, first I identify the k

Womens block heel shoe CADS AW2013

Golddigga

I was commissioned to design a small range of trainers for this UK, teenage fashion brand. The range was a great success and sold out.

Image of a trainers spec
Image of junior trainers spec
Photo of a juniors sports shoe
Photo of a juniors sports shoe
Photo of a juniors sports shoe
Photo of a juniors sports shoe
Photo of a juniors sports shoe
Photo of sports shoe range for sale
Image of casual athletic trainers spec
Image of casual athletic trainers spec
Image of casual athletic trainers spec
Image of casual athletic trainers spec
Photo of a juniors sports shoe
Photo of sports shoe range for sale
Photo of a juniors sports shoe
Image of casual athletic trainers spec
Image of casual athletic trainers spec
Photo of a juniors sports shoe
Photo of sports shoe range for sale
Photo of a juniors sports shoe

Fashion sports range

Mens concepts for a fashion sports range for SS08

Photo of fashion sports sketches

Print pattern design

We developed this print ourselves by adapting a clothing

Technical Athletic

Ideas from my sketchbook working around the concept of ne

Scan of ideas sketches
Scan of ideas sketches

Cross training range

Spec sheets for a cross training range.

Scan of a sports shoe spec sheet
Scan of a sports shoe spec sheet
Photos of sports shoe samples
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