A Legend & institution in herself, Zaha Hadid is well known for her dynamic and ingenious designs in Architecture. Her designs create sensations that come with new technologies and innovations. Not only in Architecture, but she also encapsulated her design vision and strategies in creating astonishing Shoe designs.
Below are the examples of her sophisticated shoe designs.
1. The British Shoe along with a Clutch Bag
The design is the collaboration of Zaha Hadid and a Shoe Brand, Charlotte Olympia. A limited-edition piece was released in 2015 but was interrupted by her death. The Shoe design is the marvelous interpretation of her design process just as in Architecture. It is the combination of transparent perspex and accents of Rose Gold.
2. Melissa Shoe
Melissa Shoe is a pair of Sleek Red Wedges. The design is the collaboration between Zaha Hadid Architects and a Brazilian Plastic Shoemaker Melissa.
A Positive aspect of Melissa Shoe is that of Zero waste which is 100% Recyclable.
It took two 2 years for Hadid to complete this design and released with the following colors: Black, Green, Yellow, Charcoal-grey, Silver, White and Purple color.
3. NOVA Shoe
NOVA Shoe has been designed by Zaha Hadid for a shoe brand, United Nude. It is a pair of a limited edition with Chrome plated with 16.5 Centimetre Cantilever heels.
It claims to be the first-ever Shoe to use rotation molding in the manufacturing process and also includes injection molding vacuum casting.
The material of the Shoe is Metallic Chromed Vinyl Rubber is lined with leather while the platform and heels are fiberglasses and the outsole is Rubber.
4. FLAMES / Zaha Hadid
A joint dream led by United Nude and 3D Systems, the much-awaited collaboration was revealed at the Milan Design Week showcase called “Re-Inventing Shoes.”
Zaha Hadid has participated among the five renowned artists in the event to create a stupendous Shoe design.
“The sculptural sensibility and experimentation of Hadid’s architectural language and United Nude’s expertise In manufacturing the most innovative designs have embodied the shoe with the essence of fire – delicate and ephemeral, yet compelling and dynamic.” – News via United Nude.