The content of connotation and form extension is very rich. Specifically for shoe shape design, shape refers to shape, contour, structural shape, etc. of shoe. Just like sneaker uniforms, football shoe uniforms, basketball shoe uniforms, etc., they all have different shapes and features. These distinctive shapes make it easy for people to distinguish characteristic features of different products.
The biggest difference between shape design of shoes and shape design of other products is that shape design of all shoe products cannot be separated from shoe last factor. The square and circle are all outward manifestations of shape of shoe. The shape of last determines shape of last, not only shape of upper depends on last, but shape of sole depends on last.
If you want produced or designed shoes to have a sense of beauty, you first need to have a suitable and beautiful shoe last, which is basis of design and production work. It can be seen that importance of shoe lasts to design of shoe modeling. Different types of shoes should be designed according to different types of shoe lasts, so as to reflect practical design modeling principles. Compared with thick and heavy characteristics of early sports shoes, lasts are more and more fashion-oriented, allowing many types of sports shoes to be used not only in specific sports, but also in daily life. The reason for wearing is that people hope to express mood that pursues sport, vitality and fashion dynamics by wearing sports shoes. Of course, these changes also start with last of shoe.
Influence of last shape on sports shoes
The presence of a last means that overall contour is defined, and next step is to design structure of upper and sole within or in accordance with this contour. The design of upper surface and design of outsole are one and cannot be separated. The upper of shoe is composed of parts of uppers of different sizes and shapes, and upper surfaces formed by different sizes, quantities, shapes and combinations of the uppers are also different.