Personal project for a natural foot strike, max cushion, calming running experience.
Ideation through prototyping:
Paperclay tooling by hand - then brought into 3D:
Wave/zen garden inspired tooling:
Exploration of pull tabs, midfoot containment, multiple fit sensations, and proportions:
Two fit sensations: lace up or slip on.
"Like running on toasted marshmallows" color stories: