Category Design

Shoe Lasts

My son is studying shoe design at RMIT in Melbourne, so when I found a box of shoe ‘lasts’ at the the fabulous Reverse Garbage facility in Marrickville Sydney, it was a good excuse to learn (a little) about how

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Sock and Buskin

The ancient Greeks gave us the theatre. In those days the characters performed mostly inĀ either tragic or comedic roles, with the actors in tragic roles wearing a boot called a BuskinĀ (Latin cothurnus) that elevated them above the other actors. The

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Olly’s ‘Terrasword’

‘Terraria’ is all the rage in this neck of the woods apparently. (I rely on my students to keep me up to date on these matters.) Olly decided he wanted to design his own Terraria weapon, so he created this

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