Nike's Vaporfly running shoes reportedly shave several percentage points off a runner's race time.

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The humble trainer is now the default footwear for all ages, nationalities and genders, accepted well beyond the sports field to the workplace, catwalk, and (most) nightclubs. So how has it stayed so fresh?

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Thursday, 15 January 2015 00:00

Prosthetics: Someone else’s shoes

The carbon-fibre blades worn by Paralympic athletes have changed people's expectations of prostheses. But they also raise difficult questions about how the design of artificial limbs can constrict the user's identity

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Friday, 29 January 2010 11:59

Design USA

A 10-year survey of American design at the Cooper Hewitt, New York, highlights its commercial colours.

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