Shoe by UT.LAB

This shoe weighs just 150 grams. UT.LAB and used an unconventional material called Tyvek paper to cut weight. The outsole is made from a lightweight URT foam-rubber, the laces are waxed cotton, and the insole is made from POLIYOU foam. Specially chosen inks and printing ensures the shoe can be washed without losing colour.

Posted July 04, 2013 in Technology, Textil / Fashion, 1 Comment

UT.LAB
This shoe weighs just 150 grams. UT.LAB and used an unconventional material called Tyvek paper to cut weight. The outsole is made from a lightweight URT foam-rubber, the laces are waxed cotton, and the insole is made from POLIYOU foam. Specially chosen inks and printing ensures the shoe can be washed without losing colour.