Intel® Future Skills: From the Sole Up

Project overview: using the design thinking process, redesign an athlete’s shoe from the sole up. The goal is to deliver the best possible shoe for their sport. 

Project Information:

  • Project Category: Innovator

  • Difficulty Level: Intermediate

  • Time Range: 60-180 minutes




A world of infinite possibilities. That is the Intel® Future Skills vision. And this is just the beginning of your journey toward innovative thinking and doing.

Welcome to the From the Sole Up project. Have you ever wanted to go to design your own shoe? Now’s the time to imagine it! Envision you are an athlete. Engineer a shoe to help them compete in their sport and a build a prototype.

When you are finished, share your design and feedback with us. We look forward to hearing from you!

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