Italian architect Gaetano Pesce has designed this pair of shoes made of plastic discs for Brazilian brand Melissa. Update: this project is included in Dezeen Book of Ideas, which is on sale now for £12.
Consumers can customise the ankle boots by cutting circles away from the edges.
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Here are some more details from Melissa:
MELISSA is known for developing amazing collaborations, the most recent collaboration is with Italian architect and designer Gaetano Pesce.
The MELISSA + Gaetano shoe is the most revolutionary shoe done by MELISSA. The ankle boot is comprised entirely of interconnected circles, customers will be able to create seven different styles from this one shoe, by cutting the edges to create each new style. To visualize this concept think of the shoe as an origami, it can be combined in a variety of ways to make intricate designs. The shoes be available in six different colors; black, red, off-white, transparent, blue and translucent orange.
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