Lessons from nature


Forest shoes

Need some new shoes? How about a walk in the woods to buy some....mad? Surely we need to visit the high street. Not if you are a designer thinking about the shoes of the future. You see, in the woods there is no waste and in the future there will be no waste too. Sure it is bad to have waste, but no waste also means less costs and fewer problems with those pesky pollution regulations.

In the forest the 'waste' leaves from trees becomes food for bacteria, worms and all sorts of clever creatures. Can shoes be designed the same way? Some people have already started.

Author: Richard Date: 25.07.2013