Tomas Kroes

In the constant search for new materials ironing beads crossed my path. Everyone knows them, played with it before. And the possibilities are endless. We used them to make 2D shapes and explore color. But how does this material work in 3D shapes? Due to this question and during my research these shoes emerged. A pair of men’s shoes which shows perler bead in its purest form, 2014.

Part of the shoe exhibition ‘History under your feet – 3000 years of shoes’ at the Spielzeug Welten Museum in Basel 18 October 2014 – 6 April 2015.

© Tomas Kroes, photo by Charlotte Visser.

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