By: Earl Stewart, 2013
Material: Polyamide (Nylon) / Leather
Technology: Laser Sintering
Manufactured by: Shapeways (printing) / Earl Stewart (assembly)
As a hybrid between 3D printing technology and traditional shoe making, this piece illustrates how the most advanced processes of fabrication can be integrated with well-established crafts.
As an industrial designer, a digital innovator, and a specialist in Advanced Manufacturing, Earl Stewart has built upon his Master’s Degree in Advanced Digital Manufacturing by applying his passion for innovation to the fashion and footwear markets. His work has been exhibited around the world and featured in many publications regarding the future of wearable technology. Combining a broad knowledge of design with a deep understanding of digital processes has allowed him to promote a diverse range of product and research development for private and commercial use.