22 December 2021

Tech Startup Weev Wants to Digitize the Shoe Design Process, Starting With Your Materials



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How a Cancer Fight Led Former Bergdorf Exec Nelli Kim to Create Fashionable Orthopedic Shoes, writes Jennie Bell of Footwear News

For shoemakers, it’s a familiar sight: giant binders of leather and fabric swatches that pile up in offices season after season. Those books are an essential part of the design process, though they oftentimes provide little detail — not even prices or minimum order quantities (MOQs), since those frequently change — and they cost materials companies millions of dollars to produce and ship, not to mention the environmental impact.

Which is why a new technology company Weev is working to digitize materials to improve the design process for all footwear companies.

To read the rest of this article by Jennie Bell, click on Footwear News – Design Digitalization

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