Biomimicry shoe

Marieka Ratsma

The idea for this shoe highlights the aesthetics and the shape of the bird skull, along with the characteristics of the lightweight and highly differentiated bone structure within the cranium. Such structure requires less support material, resulting in optimal efficiency, strength and elegance.

In collaboration with modeler and digital designer Kostika Spaho, 2012.

© Marieka Ratsma, photo by Thomas van Schaik

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Biomimicry shoe


The idea for this shoe highlights the aesthetics and the shape of the bird skull, along with the characteristics of the lightweight and highly differentiated bone structure within the cranium. Such ...

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