By searching for simple yet inventive constructions Roderick Pieters is focussed on re-inventing and simplifying shoes and the production of shoes.

For the collection of fashion designer Barbara Langedijk this approach has resulted in a kit of EVA (synthetic foam) blocks and leather; a single lace strings all the parts together into a whole. Although no glue or other traditional shoe-constructions are used, this ‘back to basic’ principle delivers a wearable shoe, 2013

Material: E.V.A. blocks (synthetic foam), leather, shoe laces.

© Roderick Pieters

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