Handmade footwear merges with 3D printing technology

Presented at the Graduate Expo of London College of Fashion, “A Wrong Mongrel” is a collection of 8 leather boots for men designed by Ross Barber.

It’s neither barbed wire nor a new species of organic coral that is able with time to extend on the outsole of your shoes like a technological ivy.

The elaborate net-like mass that envelops Barber’s shoes is composed of nylon and is made using 3D printing. According to Ross, the cost of the material and the process is not sustainable for a commercial prototype, so for now it’s presented as an experimental project.

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Source: lanciatrendvisions.com

 

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