Relearning the 3-D modeling world – Amelia Fisher

One of the only reasons I decided I wanted to become an engineer was because of my love for 3-D modeling. I discovered my enjoyment for it back in 9th and 10th grade when we designed 3-D objects on Auto CAD and Google Sketch-Up. However, I'd recently taken a gap year of sorts where I... Continue Reading →

Prototyping, Prototyping, and More Prototyping – Sara E.

Backwards In High Heels has finally made it to the prototyping stage! This has been the stage everyone has been anticipating, but may prove to be the most challenging. Looking back and reflecting on the past few months, we can see that the “imagine” and “tool up” stages have come to a successful end. During... Continue Reading →

The Wonders of a Decision Matrix-Espinosa

This past week Backwards In High Heels has solidified designs and drawn out concept sketches of each of our individual ideas. We were given the opportunity to come together and present, discuss and give thorough explanations of each idea of our ideal heel. These high heel shoe designs were each greatly influenced by products we... Continue Reading →

Designing the Shoe (Oceane Maher)

After weeks of research and gathering information, we finally got to start the actual designing process. Each group member drew out what they pictured the heel to look like, and we all came together to evaluate our potential designs. Most of the designs focused on the inside of the heel (the sole) rather than the... Continue Reading →

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