Bronze 2020 / Fashion Sneakers / Other Fashion innovation Footwear

ZHA WMNS

  • University
    University Of Auckland
  • Lead Designer
    Jessica Young
  • Prize
    Bronze in Other Fashion innovation Footwear
  • Expertise
    Non Professional

Architecture meets Footwear
Zaha Hadid is a creative visionary who has challenged the conventions of her profession. Hadid’s focus on seamless architecture is concerned with the connectivity of parts and the idea of the process as well as the product. Having a background in architecture made me think of what the intersection of architecture and footwear design could look like. This is a speculative concept for what lies at the intersection of both creative design industries.

Bio
XX-X LAB
CREATE | EXPERIMENT | INNOVATE
WELCOME TO XX-X LAB (PRONOUNCED “20-10 LAB”)

XX-X LAB IS A NEW ZEALAND BASED DESIGN PRACTISE, ESTABLISHED TO CREATE, EXPERIMENT AND INNOVATE BETWEEN DESIGN DISCIPLINES.

IN ITS SEARCH OF FUTURE TERRITORIES OF DESIGN, XX-X LAB CREATES WORK THAT RANGES FROM FOOTWEAR, APPAREL, PRODUCT DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURE ACROSS VARYING SCALES.

XX-X LAB’S WORK CONCENTRATES ON THE FUTURE OF CREATIVE DESIGN. WITH A CONCEPTUAL APPROACH FOCUSING ON THE IMPORTANCE OF FUTURE INNOVATION USING DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES, THE LAB CREATES EVOCATIVE AND THOUGHT PROVOKING DESIGNS THAT

Photo Credit: Jessica Young