Making it Hyperlocal: The Story of a (Partially) Homemade Pair of Slippers

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Making it Hyperlocal: The Story of a (Partially) Homemade Pair of Slippers Making it Hyperlocal: The Story of a (Partially) Homemade Pair of Slippers
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Making it Hyperlocal: The Story of a (Partially) Homemade Pair of Slippers

by Adele Peters

February 14, 2013

The last step makes the product ultra-local, since, after all, it happens in owner's own home. For Tine-Beres, it was an important part of the design. By involving the owner in the assembly process, it creates a closer relationship with the product. Each pair of slippers will be slightly unique, based on the person who owns them. Check out the project on Kickstarter.

 

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Images courtesy of Gaspard Tine-Beres and Ruben Valensi.

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