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Biomimicry Shoe [message #50154] Thu, 21 June 2012 18:05 UTC Go to next message
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Hi Shapies,

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Re: BIomimicry Shoe [message #50155 is a reply to message #50154 ] Thu, 21 June 2012 18:07 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Re: BIomimicry Shoe [message #50156 is a reply to message #50155 ] Thu, 21 June 2012 18:08 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Re: BIomimicry Shoe [message #50161 is a reply to message #50156 ] Thu, 21 June 2012 20:04 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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that is awesome.
Re: BIomimicry Shoe [message #50192 is a reply to message #50154 ] Fri, 22 June 2012 13:25 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Great work!! Nod


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Re: BIomimicry Shoe [message #50194 is a reply to message #50154 ] Fri, 22 June 2012 13:27 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Why is this a work in progress? Looks great to me!


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Re: BIomimicry Shoe [message #50195 is a reply to message #50192 ] Fri, 22 June 2012 13:33 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Thank you
Re: BIomimicry Shoe [message #50196 is a reply to message #50195 ] Fri, 22 June 2012 13:36 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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This is work in progress because we are trying to manufacture it in comfortable materials. Although 3D-printing can be used for the buttom portion, the top half needs more flexibility and a soft contact with the skin. Yes, as a sculpture this is done, but as a shoe it needs more investigation.

Thank you for the kind words by the way,

Re: BIomimicry Shoe [message #50197 is a reply to message #50154 ] Fri, 22 June 2012 13:45 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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What about black elasto plastic?


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Re: BIomimicry Shoe [message #50198 is a reply to message #50197 ] Fri, 22 June 2012 13:57 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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I recently had something made in that material, and I was not to pleased with the outcome. Don't get me wrong, it has a lot of potential, but the surface looks a bit cracked, and it just doesn't feel ready. Perhaphs after a few iterations it could get better. The polished wsf would work for the buttom, but even that is pretty porous and it gets dirty under the surface, which I am noticing with my iphone cases.

Marieka and I have spend many months working on this project, and we want to push it all the way to final production. Extremely high start up costs are holding us back a little, but I think that we should give it our best and move it as fast as possible, before it becomes an old idea. I feel like time these days moves x10, and before you know it, 1000 other great ideas make our old ones look like a rookie projects. And I am not even getting into paramaterick/algorythmic modeling, which makes my methods feel like carving on stone
Re: BIomimicry Shoe [message #53806 is a reply to message #50198 ] Sun, 09 September 2012 15:50 UTC Go to previous message
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Hi shapies,

Marieka and I are working hard towards a fully wearable pair of these, so keep on the look out!!!

 
   
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