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Drawing a Shoe Outsole Blue Print

Drawing a Shoe Outsole Blue Print: The shoe outsole blue print can be the most challenging element of the shoe to design.  A complicated outsole design can take weeks to design and months to model and  tool up.  The shoe outsole must fit the shoe […]

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Are Nike sneakers the best?

The question: Does Nike Make the Best Sneakers? This question is not so simple as the Nike Corporation makes thousands of different models, so they must be the best?  I did see a report that stated Nike makes over 10 million different products, This does […]

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How Shoe Lasts are Made By Tsubo

Here is another great shoe making video from the Tsubo shoe company. This shows how shoe lasts are made.  They show in a nice step by step video what it takes to make a set of production shoe lasts.  You can see the care they take […]

Travel in the Shoe World

Travel in the Shoe World In the shoe business you will have a chance to travel the world.   As a shoe designer or Footwear Product line manager you can visit with customers and factories around the world!   During my footwear career I have […]

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What about shoes made in China?

So what about shoes made in China? *I’m going to make a full disclosure here.  In my shoe making career I’ve made shoes in Korea, Taiwan, Vietnam and China with 90% of that being done in China.  My passport will attest to over 50 visits […]

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Shoe Design Jobs: Can I get one? Yes!

Shoe Design Jobs and More! Can I get a job in the shoe world?  Do you want a job at a shoe factory?  Probably not.  More likely you want a job at a company that designs, markets and sell shoes! You want to work for […]