2018 NB X PENSOLE Submission

  • New Balance X Pensole X Modo class submission. My submission for the class was to design a trail shoe that encompasses qualities to that of a running shoe as well. Inspired by a bike helmet with aggressive lines and aerodynamics, this allowed me to play with different lines and textures and find myself a new design language. 
  • Consumer page
  • Inspiration mood board: Looking for objects  that depict aggressive lines and shapes. Looking for curves that serve a purpose both functionally and aesthetically.
  • Sketch 1: Pulling out lines and quick sketches. Playing with how material and upper pattern flow together. 
  • Sketch 2: