China Design Competition: Zhen Wang

Featured Entry: Zhen Wang

China Design Competition: Zhen Wang

31st March 2021


Zhen Wang is a 21-year-old student from Yantai City in Shandong Province, and is currently studying at the Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology.

What  design inspirations have influenced your work?

This innovative bionic shoe design is based on elements inspired from octopus tentacles. It’s a high-top outdoor sneaker that was created by using a variety of leather techniques and 3D printing.

What techniques have you used?

I’ve used leather carving, leather molding, deconstruction and dyeing