The Exhibition Series | Designing Italian Footwear with Ferragamo

Mastering Craftsmanship in the Heart of Italy

Master in Shoe Design students presented a selection of the sustainable prototypes they meticulously created with the support of Ferragamo's firepower design team during their 9-month program, putting on display different types of beautifully handcrafted shoes for both women and men. 

Made in Polimoda's fully-equipped Design Lab and Salvatore Ferragamo's production hub in the heart of Tuscan leather production, seven Master in Shoe Design students worked on shoe prototypes with various types of real leather.

From sandals to heels and loafers to sneakers, young designers closely collaborated with the Italian luxury brand's design team, presenting a selection of their works in front of Ferragamo professionals at their main headquarters as well as in a special Villa Favard exhibition.

The Designers

Daniela Amaya Bernal (Colombia)
Isabella Jennifer Ann Bowie (UK)
Ching Yun Hsu (Taiwan)
Rahul Nayak (India)
Maite Scarssi (Brazil)
Hao Han Shih (Taiwan) 
Wei-Jen Wang (Taiwan)

The Shoe Design Exhibition

Curious to know more about this program? Discover our Master in Shoe Design.

Photography by Serena Gallorini