Chilote House Shoe
THE COMPLETELY NATURAL, VERY COMFORTABLE AND EXTREMELY SUSTAINABLE INDOOR SHOE.
The Chilote House Shoe’s highly innovative low-tech manufacturing methodology and aesthetics speak directly to the conscious consumers’ sensibilities that expect highly responsible and ethical production models to manifested noble, useful and beautiful products. It uses free-range Patagonian sheep wool and repurposed and up-cycled salmon leather combined with guided craftsmanship to appeal to the growing eco-premium market.
This simple, noble, extremely comfortable and highly sustainable indoor shoe redefines the concepts of inclusive design and conscious consumption through the synergy created by three valuable assets; design guided craftsmanship, noble renewable materials from the Patagonia, and a disruptive collaboration and manufacturing process.
This award winning design redefines the concept of inclusive & conscious desing. It is the result of the synergy created by; guided craftsmanship, renewable materials from the Patagonia, and an inclusive design thinking process.
The product eco-system conciders not only it’s consumers, but the local and global environment and the individuals who hand-craft each unique piece.The Chilote House Shoe is a simple and noble product, a humble example of how inclusive design can enable highly sustainable solutions.
Name: Chilote House Shoe
Materials: sheep wool and repurposed and up-cycled salmon leather
Materials Combination: Fabric + Leather, Eco/Recycled/Green
- IDSA Award: International Design Excellence Award 2011: BRONZE
- CORE77 DESIGN AWARD 2011: DESIGN FOR SOCIAL IMPACT
Product Designer: Stiven Kerestegian and Francisca Apparcel
Manufacturer: Chilote House Shoe
Collaboration with: dozens of independent artisan women in the gateway of the Chilean Patagonia.
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