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“Foldin” is a project that explores the modularity around sneakers, and the relation between the user and the sneaker. Foldin is a modular sneaker, with three main components. The upper sock, the shock absorbent sole, and the outer sole which hold everything together with laces and also provide grip. By making the sneaker modular, the user can replace the worn-out part and avoid throwing the whole shoe. Since it consists of loose components, the different parts could easily be sorted and recycled. The shape of the front tip makes it possible for the user to have space around their toes, and one can at the same time tighten the grip around the upper part. The sole is made out of an elastic material and has a pattern of holes around the product. The holes allow the user to assemble the laces in any way that suits the user the most, both comfortably and aesthetically. The shock-absorbent innersole is created to form around the under part of the foot. This is to reduce friction and to create a bouncy and comfortable feel when used. Since this is the part that gets the most changed, the user can easily remove the part without any tools. After the user has purchased the sneakers, they can register the production number on the shoe brand’s website, and track down their purchase history for the next parts. Only owners of these shoes get notified when theres news about the sneaker, and are the only ones that can buy replacement parts with the code. The sneaker is produced without any glue and with recyclable materials. I was inspired by the ocean and its uneven forms and patterns. The waves in the sole created an unfamiliar but minimalistic look. Which created interesting shapes around the sole.