The Design of Hoka One One’s “Hopara”

The Footsoldiers Senior Designer, Tom Matic recently shared some of the initial design sketches and renderings of Hoka One One’s latest sandal, the Hopara.

“An amazing project to work on. Replacing the Hoka Tor Trafa. Initial samples looked good but didn’t function well. We changed halfway through to what you see as the final product. Thanks to all the team involved Design Director: Dr Matt Head, Design Lead: Cori Steele, PLM: Zack Paris, Developer: Ryan Ritzau.” – Tom Matic

You can see some of the sketches, as well as the final silhouette, below.

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