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    Extensive sport shoe design ...Trekking, hiking, mountaineering ...Hard and soft boot design ...Ski boot design development ...Over 10 years experience ...
Various performance footwear designs ...
Healthcare and medical equipment ...
Tractors and products on wheels ...
High volume products, watches, bottle graphics ...
Design approach, University case studies ...
Where and how you find me, resume ...



My father was a shoe maker, I grew up with the smell of leather and Pattex. Became a mechanical engineer and an Industrial Designer. I started to work as a footwear design consultant in America.

1988-1991 Converse, innovative, technical, athletic shoe development.

Employed full time at:

1992-1993 Adidas, Chief Designer, I wrote Adidas’ Design Philosophy.
1993-1995 Raichle, Design Manager, ski boot, snow board boot, hiking shoe collections.

Since 1995 until today, I have been a footwear design consultant for the following brands world-wide focusing and integrating biomechanical research into the products I create. Some of my clients:

1995-2000 Raichle / DeeLuxe, soft and hard snow board boot collections.
1995-2005 Dalbello, ski boot design, colors and effects.
1995-2008 Raichle/Mammut, hiking, trekking shoe design.
1996-1997 Hi-Tec, USA, trekking shoe design.
1999-2009 Bata Industrials, safety shoe collections, direction and trends.
1999-2008 Garmont, from Italy hiking shoe collections design and colors.
1998-2000 Bally of Switzerland, Exeedo outdoor shoe collection, golf shoe collection.
2000-2001 Polo, Ralp Lauren, running shoe design.
2000-2002 Intersport/Crazy Creek, soft snow board boot collection, Techno ski boots.
2001-2002 Head, sport shoe design concepts.
2000-2002 WeWalk, working shoe collection design and colors, Far East Sourcing.
2003-2005 Atomic, soft snow board boot collections.
2004-2005 Quiksilver/Roxy, ladies soft snow board boot collection.
2005 Under Armour/i-generator, “first” American-Football shoe collection design.
2007 Roland Garros, licensed tennis shoe collection, design and colors.

Besides designing and developing footwear I have traveled to the Far East sourcing high quality samples, production, insuring that the designs, pricing are implemented and delivered. For 10 years I was an active contributing member of the IDEAS an association for International Designers for Active Sports, generating future colors, trends and futuristic designs.

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