Sunday, August 05, 2007

"Think": a modular, recyclable trainer

"Think" is a modular trainer concept that uses mechanical locks instead of adhesives or cements. Each part of the trainer can be removed, recovered and recycled. Retailers will run a take back scheme offering reductions on the consumer’s next purchase when they return an old part of the trainer. This encourages the consumer to recycle.

The trainer is self-assembly and will come with three variations of each part. Making the shoe self-assembly not only removes the stigma of child labor and sweatshops but also allows the user to constantly update and customize the look to their heart’s content.

via Yanko Design

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