A modular shoe with three drop-in midsoles designed for varying levels of experience, support,
Design outdoor footwear for the
A 20 minute mile is just as far as a 6 minute mile.
Focus + Proportion
The first step was to prioritize the proportioning of the performance.
How does someone run when they don't know how to run? What are their tendencies going to be? How do we break down footwear to be adaptive to an ever-evolving runner?
inexperienced running gait
heavy heel strike
will tend to over/under pronate
Shoe needs to be tough enough for high performance running and easy enough to swap out midsoles.
Terrain adaptation is crucial in all layers of the shoe from the protective shroud to the outsole.
Designed to be fine tunable to enhance a run whatever your support preference is.
footwear as mechanical supplements
Inspired by the transformative elements of a cocoon. Dynamic shifts, adapting colors, textures, and patterns that embody the relationship between man and nature.
inside shroud for rocks and debris
lockdown inspired by ecosystems and natural mapping
augment the relationship between built, natural, and biological environments by employing design principles inspired by nature
For: novice runners, runners looking for responsive feedback,
For: mid-level runners, runners looking for mid-level responsiveness, casual runners
For: experienced runners, runners looking for no extra support
The Athletics System 01 is a modular shoe that comes with three interchangeable midsoles. Each midsole is designed for varying levels of experience, preference, and support.
Athletics FTWR STABILITY TPU plate to support secure weight transitions on any surface.
System 01 is a modular footwear concept that enhances performance based on a runner's accumulated experience to create a personalized and dynamic running companion.