Archive | February, 2015

The iNNiut Philosophy

Our-Philosophy

Our philosophy is all about being: “iNclusive, iNnovative, and iNspiring” iNclusive: ‘For everyone from all walks* of life, regardless of age and gender, together’ iNnovative: ‘Cutting edge in everything we do; how we work, design, produce and communicate’ iNspiring: Inspiring community; people coming together to create Inspiring originality; people create something bespoke and personal to […]

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Iain, Mr. Pie Hands

Today we would like to welcome Iain Taylor on board our iNNiUT team. Iain is Kaye’s husband and is affectionately known as Mr Pie Hands by her family; he’s an entrepreneur, investor, sailor, snow-board instructor, WordPress meet-up Host, property developer, shoe lover and tap dancer to boot. He loves supporting Kick-starter projects (and has bought […]

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Magnets, Rubber, Felt & Co…

Who knew that creating slipper boots would take us to strange places on the internet where we learn about how magnets work, what rubber magnetic sheets are, learn about what shearling, felt and faux fur is. Did you know that magnets have two different poles, a plus and minus pole and that there’s even multipoles […]

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More Prototyping

Kaye’s sister Katie Ireland has now joined our project team. Katie has her own website called “Crafted by Katie” and her own online shop via Etsy. Katie recently bought herself a sewing machine and she loves to sew and is super excited by the prospect of helping us create our first prototypes. We asked Katie […]

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Slipper Storming

One more person joined our Impossible project to create a slipper boot in 90 days. May we introduce to you, Maria Mullane. Maria is a Design Lecturer and Consultant and is currently the Programme Director for Product Design at the Edinburgh College of Art. Maria has an impressive product design history having worked with Leckie, […]

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We’re doing it our way “Made in Britain”

Scott, our Footwear Designer & Consultant, shared with us that the best and quickest way to meet Manufacturers for our slippers is by attending a shoe exhibition, as this is the place where all of the manufacturers hang out together and it’s the easiest way to make connections, without having to travel to different places […]

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iNNiUT is born

It’s now the 30st January 2015 and we’re 2 weeks into our 90 day impossible goal. We’ve appointed a Footwear Designer & Consultant, called Scott Wills from the Tailored Last to join our 90 day Impossible project. Even Scott who is very experienced in the footwear industry told us just how impossible our project is. We […]

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An Ode to Our Impossible Project

We’re jumping right into creation And dreaming of reaching our goal We’ve gone right in at the deep end And we’re creating Slippers with Soul We’re learning about uppers and outers And having lots of laughs Business doesn’t need to be that serious It’s not all pie charts and graphs We’ve got no clue about […]

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Our First Prototypes

This is us having a go at “turning nothing into something” and playing with creating our first unofficial prototypes. Please bear in mind that none of us have any experience in the shoe or slipper industry, we’ve never created our own slippers before, neither do we know how to sew, stitch or knit. May we […]

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Our Product Idea

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To create a range of inside outside-slipper boots with detachable soles and which are high quality, trendy and functional. Customers choose their own type of durable sole for the base which can be anything from basic soles to soles with a wedge, indoor & outdoor soles, grip and no grips soles. The customer then goes on […]

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