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august, 2020

tue11aug7:00 pmtue8:30 pmBehind the Laces: An Introduction to Footwear Design

Event Details

On Tuesday, August 11, at 7pm PDT, Academy of Art University School of Industrial Design invites you to a Footwear Design workshop featuring Adidas designer Aric Armon. In this 90-minute interactive online workshop titled Behind the Laces: An Introduction to Footwear Design, Mr. Armon will share his journey as an athlete, Academy of Art University student and graduate, design professional at Adidas, and instructor at the Academy. Aric will also discuss the skills, processes, and knowledge necessary to become an effective footwear designer. Whether you’re interested in footwear design or looking to be a product designer of any sort, you won’t want to miss this exclusive event.

Aric Armon - Footwear DesignerAric Armon is an award-winning professional Footwear Designer with a demonstrated history working in the sporting goods industry. He is currently working with the Adidas roster of professional football athletes including Patrick Mahomes, Derwin James, and Tua Tagovailoa. Mr. Armon earned a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) focused in Product Design with an emphasis on footwear from Academy of Art University, where he is an adjunct instructor teaching footwear design. He also enjoys mentoring young people, and introducing students to the footwear design profession.

To participate, register here:

Can’t attend? You can request a recording here:
If you have any issues accessing the Zoom webinar, please contact the Online Help Desk:
Phone: 415.618.3545 or 1.888.431.ARTS


Photo credit: Aric Armon


(Tuesday) 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm PDT

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