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Vote for your favorite design!

Monday, February 12, 2018

  For the last 21 days, the Pensole Instagram account has been flooded with over 5,000 submissions from talented, aspiring footwear designers, all working hard to break into the footwear industry. D’Wayne Edwards and his team at Pensole, have narrowed the field down to 20 finalists whose designs will be voted on today at … Read More

The Legacy of a Shoe Dog

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Bruce Fendell, leading industry executive, passed away on December 5th after a courageous battle with lung cancer. At heart, Bruce was a “shoe dog”, devoting 30 years to the footwear industry, sharing his extraordinary talents with WSS, Fila, Adidas, and many other firms. Most recently Bruce worked as SVP Strategic Planning at WSS, formerly Warehouse … Read More

Pensole’s #21daysofdesign Challenge

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Are you up to the challenge? The #21DaysofDesign Challenge is underway, inviting designers to submit their “design of the day” for a chance to win a life-changing opportunity. The winner will receive a cash prize of $500, a Two Ten Footwear Foundation scholarship to attend PNCA at Pensole Footwear Design Academy, and the opportunity to … Read More

The Last Comes First

Monday, March 20, 2017

ARSUTORIA School concentrates decades of industry experience into a fascinating five-day course that will change the way you work in footwear, regardless of what you do. Last month, 35 designers, developers, engineers and costing specialists came to Boston to learn foundational elements of, and recent advancements in footwear material and manufacturing techniques. “Everyone should be exposed … Read More