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At Sneakersschool, we believe in the power of creativity and sustainability. Our courses are designed to teach students how to deconstruct and repurpose Nike Airmax sneakers, giving them a second life and reducing waste in the process.

By reusing the various parts of these iconic shoes, we encourage our students to think outside the box and create unique, eco-friendly designs.

The Deconstruction Process

During our courses, students learn the art of sneaker deconstruction. This process involves carefully taking apart Nike Airmax sneakers, separating the various components, such as the upper, midsole, outsole, and laces. By understanding the construction of these shoes, students gain valuable insights into the design and manufacturing process.

Repurposing Sneaker Components

Once the sneakers are deconstructed, the real fun begins. Students are encouraged to think creatively about how they can repurpose the various components. Some ideas include:

  • Using the upper material to create unique accessories, such as wallets, bags, or phone cases
  • Transforming the midsole into a sculptural art piece or a functional item like a planter
  • Repurposing the outsole to create custom jewelry or key chains
  • Utilizing the laces to create intricate weavings or as a design element in other projects

Example of thongs which can be re-used

The Benefits of Reusing Sneakers

By reusing deconstructed Nike Airmax sneakers, students at Sneakersschool are not only learning valuable skills but also contributing to a more sustainable future. Some of the benefits of this approach include:

  1. Reducing waste by giving old sneakers a new purpose
  2. Encouraging creativity and innovation in design
  3. Promoting a circular economy by extending the life cycle of products
  4. Raising awareness about the importance of sustainability in the fashion industry

At Sneakersschool, we believe that every sneaker has a story to tell. By deconstructing and repurposing these shoes, we’re not only giving them a second life but also creating new narratives and possibilities.” – Roel van Hoff

Join the movement

If you’re passionate about sneakers, design, and sustainability, Sneakersschool is the perfect place for you. Our courses offer a unique opportunity to learn new skills, express your creativity, and make a positive impact on the environment. Join us today and become part of the movement to reuse, repurpose, and reimagine Nike Airmax sneakers.