Invasion Of The Foot Carrier – An Inspiration Book for the Footwear Industry | Mandy Roos

Mandy Roos is an incredibly talented and inspiring designer from the Netherlands. Below we get a glimpse at her graduation project entitled, ‘Invasion Of The Foot Carrier’, which is a book intended to be a form of inspiration for the footwear industry. Needless to say, if you’re a footwear designer and these images don’t inspire you, perhaps you’re not in the right industry.

Inspired by old school sci-fi films and their imaginary visions of future, spaceships and unknown universes. Dated visions of technology and old fashioned retro styles create a lighthearted, humor reflection of the past versus the future.

In the footwear idea book ‘Invasion Of The Foot Carrier’ the sole is the essential basis. Sometimes the foot is sinked in the sole or absorbed by slime. Other soles have caterpillar tracks. Ideas for the materiality of the soles are for example plastic inspired acrylate, silicone or rubber, concrete- and plaster-like materials, fluid, foam or slime. Transparency plays a big role and has various degradations.

The idea book Invasion Of The Foot Carrier is an inspirational vision meant for the footwear industry.” – Mandy Roos

See more of Mandy’s work, below.


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