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November 9, 2012

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Aubercy Sketch Design

Design is an amazing thing. It can be translated/expressed in so many different ways, from a simple Joe Schmo sketch like mine, to this amazing work of art that someone drew as a concept to a pair of Aubercy shoes. It’s amazing to think about about how an idea turns into a tangible product and to see how that idea was expressed. This design here, looks identical to the actual product, which makes sense as […]

September 24, 2012

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How To Become A Shoe Designer Part 3.2: Shoe Lasts

Finalized product will have metal eyelets… round last shown below A shoeís last is very important, for more reasons than one. Firstly, it makes up the shape of the shoe and there are about a trillion and one variations that one could come up. Secondly, it affects the fit, and thus the comfort of your shoe. So ever if you happen to design the coolest pattern and make the most pleasing shape oneís eye could […]

September 10, 2012

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How To Become A Shoe Designer Part 3.1: The Creative Side — Shoe Designing

Let me first start of by saying that I have no credentials in shoe design and/or company branding. The closest that I have to design skills was drawing Wolverine and Ninja Turtles when I was a young boy. As far as company branding goes, well I did have a Minor (at University) in Marketing, but I donít really remember much about any of it if I am going to be honest. So, as you can […]

September 11, 2011

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I’M BACK!!!!† Well, for those of you that read my blog religiously, I just wanted to say sorry that you had to go 4 days without a new post. It even felt long for me, as I was almost going through lack-of-writing withdrawals. But alas, I am back in full effect and have some interesting things to share with all of you. While I can’t talk much about where exactly I went (as in the […]