Solo exhibition René van den Berg shoes

René’s first solo shoe exhibition ‘A Beleza sob a Pele/Beauty beneath the skin’, consisting over 50 shoes and sculptures, will be on show at the A Calçado Museu do Calçado S. João da Madeira in Portugal. The exhibition runs from May 21 until September 25 2022 and René will be present for a guided tour on Friday May 20th and...

Sneakers Unboxed – Design Museum Den Bosch

In the space of a few decades, sneakers have become the most widespread design object in the world. The exhibition Sneakers Unboxed, on display from 3 May until 16 October 2022, offers you a behind-the-scenes look at the footwear that triggered technological breakthroughs, inspired new youth cultures and turned the fashion world on its head. Trainers are bought and worn...

I love you, Rietveld!

Interview with shoe designer Amber Ambrose Aurèle in light of her special photoshoot at the Rietveld Schröderhuis (collection Centraal Museum) Utrecht, The Netherlands – UNESCO World Heritage. Amber Ambrose AurèleI graduated from MA Shoe Design at ArtEZ in Arnhem and MA Art History at the University of Amsterdam in 2012. Followed by internships at Iris van Herpen and United Nude...

Interview with Tanita S. Gray, founder of Last-Report

Last-Report is a shoe-driven online magazine that has a unique cultural/lifestyle spin including industry, manufacturing, trends and style. Tanita S. Gray is a footwear designer, developer & educator. Currently, Tanita S. Gray lives in Southern California with her family of 7 and consults as brand manager and freelance footwear designer for emerging brands via TS Gray Consulting. She is an...

Exhibition HOUT Couture

The International Wooden Shoe Museum is reopening March 26 till October 30 2022. In 2020 the The International Wooden Shoe Museum in Eelde, NL was celebrating its 30th anniversary and the museum arranged a special exhibition called HOUT (WOOD) Couture. Haute Couture is usually clothing, however here it’s the shoes that complete the look, the icing on the cake, an...

#hArtforUkraine

Col-lec-tion joins the campaign #hArtforUkraine by Kunsten92 in the Netherlands. With this action we reflect on what is going on in Ukraine and show our Col-lec-tion heart for Ukraine. To show solidarity and compassion, because like many, we are deeply shocked by the developments in Ukraine. For this promotion we made a ‘small work of art’ in postcard size. This...

ASICS x Helen Kirkum

As part of ASICS ‘Crafts for Minds’ series, this third entry in the collection asked London based designer Helen Kirkum to create a custom collection featuring 30 pairs of GEL-1090™ sneakers. Designed with the planet in mind, Helen reconstructed each pair using dead stock and post-consumer waste including recycled soles, repurposed laces and torn apart uppers to create truly one-of-a-kind...

Shoes Have Names – New Brewery Arts in Gloucestershire, UK

Stories of homelessness have never been told like this before. Shelter has joined forces with conceptual fashion designer Jo Cope for the Shoes Have Names exhibition. The show features a collection of handmade artworks inspired by the personal experiences of real people facing homelessness. Ten international artists, shoemakers and designers were paired up with a person that Shelter has helped...

365 Days of Shoes Workman calendars 2022

Both calendars show a wide variety of well know designers and extraordinary shoes selection from the Virtual Shoe Museum collection including students from CCS Detroit/USA, Kolding school of design/Denmark, Tomas Bata University Zlín/Czech Republic and SASK Shoe Design St. Niklaas/Belgium. The SASK shoes are all photographed by Charlotte Visser from The Hague, NL. Shoes Page-A-Day Gallery Calendar 2022A Tribute to...

Schoenenkwartier

On April 16 2022, the Schoenenkwartier will open to the public in the west wing of the nationally listed Kropholler complex in Waalwijk, in the heart of Langstraat. Here, on a floor space of more than 3000 m2, a new museum will exhibit the history of shoes and leather as well as its future. The Schoenenkwartier will come under three...


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