Women’s ‘Mobuis Hi’ shoes and packaging

Made by United Nude TM in China, 2004.

United Nude is a design company co-founded by a Dutch designer Rem D Koolhaas (nephew of the famous architect of the same name) and English shoemaker Galahad JD Clark in 2002. The company was launched at the London Spring/Summer Fashion Week 2003 with the introduction of the innovative Möbius shoe. Mobius was inspired by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s Barcelona Chair.

United Nude’s stated aim was to take its influence from design and eschew seasonal fashion trends. Since launching the Mobius shoe,...

Summary

2006/41/1
A pair of open toed mules made in white plastic and lime green leather. Accompanying the shoes is the original box and matching shoe bags provided by the manufacturer for storing each shoe. Makers marks on shoes and packaging.

Production

This pair of shoes was designed by Dutch designer Rem D Koolhaas (nephew of the Dutch architect of the same name) and Galahad Clark of United Nude in Europe. The shoes were made in China.

United Nude is a design company co-founded by a Dutch designer, Rem D. Koolhaas and an English shoemaker, Galahad JD Clark in 2002. It was launched at London Spring/Summer Fashion Week 2003 with the introduction of the innovative "Mobius" shoe. The "Mobius" shoe was inspired by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's Barcelona Chair. Mr Rem D Koolhaas shares his name with his uncle, the famous architect and Galahad Clark is a seventh generation shoemaker (of the English Clark shoemakers).
United Nude TM 2004
Clark, Galahad

Source

Gift of Urge Footwear Pty Ltd, 2006

Cite this Object

Women's 'Mobuis Hi' shoes and packaging 2015, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 24 March 2017, <https://ma.as/348856>
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