Self-assemble footwear eliminates sweatshop labour
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Mass producing the footwear we take for granted is not a particularly nice job, with many sweatshops across Asia crammed full of people working in chemically potent environments that have almost none of the health and safety measures we see in the Western hemisphere. It’s something footwear designing veteran GyuDeog Kim has witnessed himself in his 25 years in the industry, which has led him to create KI ecobe - a completely modular kind of footwear that lets customers design their own shoes using a variety of components and put the end product together themselves. It’s the flat pack of footwear,…
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