Design Your Dream Shoe

Use what you’ve learned about user-focused design to develop a new shoe

Studio Project Prompt:

Brainstorm, sketch, and create a proposal for a new shoe.


  • Design a shoe for a specific sport or activity.
  • Learn about the anatomy of a foot by making sketches of feet in a variety of positions.
  • Present your proposal in any media that will clearly convey your ideas.
  • You might add notes about your design choices and the materials you would use to construct your shoe in your proposal.

Before you begin, check out these examples by the students at Andover High School in Andover, Massachusetts!

Prepared by: Meghan Reilly Michaud, Andover High School, Andover, Massachusetts

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