Japanese designers Nendo have designed a shoe store where the shoes walk around the store on their own.
Shoes are supported on thin metal rods, giving the appearance that they are walking through the air.
Designed for Camper and located at the Daimaru Department Store in Osaka, the shop is the latest in an ongoing series of collaborations between the Spanish footwear brand and leading designers.
Last month, Japanese architect Shigeru Ban completed a Camper store in New York in which all the shoes were hidden away.
Here's some info from Nendo:
We decided that the raison d'être of Camper shoes is neither to help people run more quickly nor to give the wearer recognizable status through 'bling', but simply to help people enjoy walking, so designed a shop interior in which the shoes float in the air, and seem to freely stroll around the shop on their own.
Products displayed on shelves also seem to float on 'footprints' supported by thin pipes that rise from the floor. The angles of the different 'footprints' vary slightly from place to place, so the shoes mounted on them appear to be walking in slow motion. In the Osaka store, shoes lined up in shop fixtures seem to take off from the ground.
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