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How Shoes Are Made is for anyone that wants to learn about shoes! This book was written for design students, sneakerheads, sneaker freaks, and DIY shoemakers.
Do you want to see how big brands really make shoes? Now you can! More than just a tour through a sneaker factory, How Shoes are Made will show you how modern shoes come to life! From drawing shoe designs to sample development and footwear manufacturing you will see how it’s done. Written by veteran shoemaking pros, How Shoes are Made will give you a look inside the REAL world of shoe design, development and mass production.
The Shoe Material Design Guide is for shoes designers that want to learn how to specify materials. Do you want to be a professional shoe designer? You must learn how to select and specify shoe materials correctly. The Shoe Material Design Guide details all the shoe materials you will need to make modern athletic, classic casual, and high fashion footwear.
Each chapter covers a specific shoe material type. You will learn how each material is made, the options available to you, and how to specify the material correctly. Inside you will find chapters on leather, textiles, synthetics, laces, glue, reinforcements, hardware, logos, midsoles, outsoles, and more!
How To Start Your Own Shoe Company is for anyone with the dream of starting a shoe company of their own. The book follows the launch of two small start-up shoe companies. Each company has its own style of shoes and business plan. In each chapter we will describe a requirement or process, then we will take some time to explain how each new shoe brand will tackles the challenges.