Creative Thinking Prompt: Design A Shoe That’s Perfect For You
What story will your shoes tell about you? As you design your shoes to be as unique as you are, here are some things to think about.
What’s the purpose of your shoe?
What material to use for the sole?- wood, plastic, rubber, cotton
Will your shoes be flat, have a small heel, have a large heel?
Will you engrave a design like your name on the bottom of your shoe? Will you hide a secret superpower on the bottom of your shoes? A secret compartment?
Laces? No laces? Colored laces? White laces? Tied? Untied?
The shoe tongue – color? shape? no tongue?
Will your shoe be open-toed, open-heel, cut-out shapes on the sides, and/or cover your entire foot?
How high will the back of your shoe go? Ankle? Knee? Mid-calf?
Will there be a logo on the back of the shoe?
What designs will you put on the left side of the right shoe and the right side of the left shoe? How will these designs reflect a part of you?
Sketch your shoe design. Give your shoes a name.
Think Deeper: What if you turned a pair of shoes into a food item? Creative shoe designers at ShoeBakery have done just that. Here are a few tempting, but unedible shoes.
Visit http://www.shoebakery.com to see more inventive designs.
Now you: Design a pair of shoes that look like your favorite food item or a mode of transportation.