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10 Best Shoemaking Blogs

Top 10 Shoemaking Blogs Are you interested in learning more about various stages of the shoemaking process? Perhaps you’d like to see …

Shoe Material Design Guide

Do you want to be a professional shoe designer? You must learn how to select and specify shoe materials correctly. Our new book, …

Enter to win the Shoe Material Design Guide!

Our newest shoemaking book is almost ready! The Shoe Material Design Guide is in the hands of our editor.  A few more days and …

How to Become a Shoe Designer : 10 Steps

How to Become a Sneaker Designer: 10 Steps Do you want to learn how to become a shoe designer for Nike, Adidas, or …

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Pantone Colors for Shoe Designers

The Pantone Color Book:  The Shoe Designers Must Have Tool. Your new shoe is ready to be manufactured, how do you explain the …

How shoes lasts are Made

How Shoe Lasts are Made

How Shoe Lasts are Made The shoe last is the starting point for any shoe design project and is critical to the …

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Rubber shoe sole pressing

How Rubber Shoe Soles are Made

How Rubber Soles are Made for Shoes We can thank Charles Goodyear for his perseverance.  In 1844, after years of experimentation Charles …