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Intro to Bespoke Shoes with Misawa-san

Noriyuki Misawa, award-winning bespoke shoemaker from Misawa & Workshop in Tokyo, Japan will be visiting Brooklyn to teach.

Intro to Bespoke Shoes

Learn how he measures his bespoke clients and modifes his lasts. Students attending will get their detailed measurements, and will also make insoles. Students attending are encouraged to bring a pair of lasts. He will show a demonstration of how he modifies his lasts from those measurements. If there's time, students will have time to do the same for their own lasts. (So, BYOL- Bring Your Own Last)





About Misawa Noriyuki:

From 2002, he started to learn the shoe making in the shoe workshop of Asakusa Towards a shoemaker,and learning in earnest making shoes in a professional school for the next year from two years shoes. 

After graduating in 2004, working as a shoemaker. Shoes school instructor also serve concurrently. Since 2009, immigration Austria, to Vienna. Including the Vienna city of shoes workshop, we gain further experience in the shoe manufacturer. Central European art history at the same time, we learn ambitious in the field of art as a field work. The organizers after returning home, launched a MISAWA & WORKSHOP in 2011, own shoe workshop, shoes classroom. At the same time originator of leather embossed dyed in leather craftsmen, it will be studied under Etsuko Mori. Currently, Japan leather crafts association members. He held a solo exhibition at the 2014 Ginza Gallery.

In 2010 Germany, International Efficiency Contest of shoemakers
(international shoe craftsmanship contest), gold medal, honorary awards, both award winning, also in the 33rd 2015 Japan leather crafts exhibition "Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Minister Award" and Many others.

Earlier Event: October 20
New York Cordwainer’s Collective Meet Up
Later Event: October 25