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How Shoes Are Made

The Secret Life of Sneakers - A Behind the Scenes at a Real Shoe Factory

This book can be downloaded and read in iBooks on your Mac or iOS device.


Do you want to learn about how modern athletic shoes are really made? Now you can really see how the big shoe brands design and produce shoes. More than just guided tour through a sneaker factory, How Shoes are Made, will show you how modern sports shoes come to life from drawing designs to sample development and manufacturing. Footwear design and manufacturing is simply explained for sneaker heads, students , young professionals or anyone interested in the shoe trades. Written by a veteran shoe professional, 

How Shoes are Made will give you a look inside the real world of shoe production. 28 Chapters explain Shoe Design, Development, Materials, Stitching, Outsoles and Tooling, EVA Forming, Final Assembly, Shoe lasts, Shoe prices, Quality control and much more! 250 Pages with over 400 color photos. 


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Customer Reviews

Not Functional

There is no way to zoom on any of the images. This is useless.

would’ve been better if you allow us to zoom in...

I am currently a college student in South Korea, trying to get a job in footwear industry. I am also taking classes at school from a professor who has more than 25 years of career in the industry. I have found your websites doing assignments that he gave us, and ended up buying this. The book seems pretty useful so far since there are many pictures,(we students simply don’t get many chances to see what’s really going on in the field) and also the book seems contain basically most of things we learn at school. Unfortunately, it’s true that you can’t zoom in, so you won’t be able to see some of pics clearly. I personally hope to see the spec sheets with detail item list. However again, I wouldn’t say this book is useless, on the contrary, you might be able to find many useful and practical pieces of info if you wish to work for the industry.

How Shoes Are Made
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  • $14.99
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Engineering
  • Published: Nov 25, 2015
  • Publisher: Wade Motawi
  • Seller: Walid K Motawi
  • Print Length: 254 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iOS device with iBooks 3 or later and iOS 4.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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