Steve McDonald Shares First Wearable 3D Printed Shoe – The 2007/8 Nike “Nest”

Former Nike Designer and ACG co-founder, Steve McDonald is constantly sharing absolute gems via his Instagram account. This time he details some of the initial 3D models of Nike’s “Nest” slides, designed for the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

“Nike Nest is the first 3D wearable shoe 2007-8 ever. We made these for Nike Olympiad champions to wear for their podium shoes. Thank you for the amazing engineers and Nike Thai team!!🙏👏🏻
The uppers were built directly in Beaverville, Oregon” – McDonald

See images of the initial modelling and final product shots, below.
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