Today at Dezeen Platform: Julian Hakes

Dezeen Platform: our micro-exhibition Dezeen Platform kicks off at Dezeen Space today, with architect/shoe designer Julian HakesUpdate: this interview is featured in Dezeen Book of Interviews, which is on sale now for £12.

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Hakes presents Mojito, a shoe that has no sole and no upper but instead supports the foot on a continuous loop.

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The shoes were first shown on Dezeen in 2009 when they were prototypes and due to the response to our story they’re now in production.

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You can read much more about the Mojito shoes in our stories here and here.

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The Mojito shoe is also featured in the Dezeen Book of Ideas, which you can order online or buy in person at Dezeen Space.

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Each day, for 30 days, a different designer will use a one metre by one metre space to exhibit their work at Dezeen Space. See the full lineup for Dezeen Platform here.

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More about Dezeen Space here and more about the London Design festival here.

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Dezeen Space
17 September - 16 October
Monday-Saturday 11am-7pm
Sunday 11am-5pm

54 Rivington Street,
London EC2A 3QN