Icelandic artist Sruli Recht has created the Damage collection of 3D-printed shoes that are designed for extreme environments and to help with old age.
Created in collaboration with creative consultancy Industry, the collection is comprised of three pieces designed as extensions to the foot.
One pair of shoes can withstand flooding, another can be worn in extreme heat and the third pair helps to stabilise balance.
Recht added an elevated heel, a built-in cooling system and a stability feature respectively to make the shoes suitable for each extreme environment.
“The idea for this collection began with looking at the language of the functional aesthetics of footwear and how it evolves from its intended purpose through fashion,” Recht told Dezeen.
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