Highly motivated, self-driven creative designer with great passion for exploring new possibilities in product design and development of footwear.
Final Major Project shows Ekaterina's innovation skills, very unique and sustainable method of footwear production, which she has developed during her final year. The technique is based on reusing leather leftovers for making beautifully carved heels. High quality leather footwear is combines with sustainable methods, creates a healthy balance and important element for today’s footwear market.
Layers of Possibilities project is a response to the excessive 25% of leather waste produced by bespoke footwear industry each year. The leftover scraps are glued around the heel and then sanded down into beautifully carved heels. Each pair of shoes is unique and the layers very in size, colour, and texture.
Ekaterina is forward thinking and risk taking individual, who enjoys the challenges of working on a variety of projects. Having gained invaluable work experience at companies such as John Lobb, Jas MB, Hetty Rose, Club 21-Armani group. Ekaterina is now looking forward to develop and build on the experience, by joining creative team within footwear design industry.