Pensole: Application Requirements

SUBMISSION EXAMPLES

Please note that you must choose a track:

  • Color and Material
  • Footwear
  • Functional Apparel and Accessories

Each have their own application requirements.

COLOR AND MATERIAL

MLab, the material resource for PENSOLE, offers a program that brings footwear design to life. Submit an original mood board (one page). Your board visually communicates a mood through choice of colors and composition. Your board demonstrates as well that you can follow instructions and guidelines.

Your board must have the following:

  • COMPOSITION: Contact information must be on the bottom left corner of board; first and last name, email, academic status. Accepted size - 8.5” x 11”. Accepted formatting - PDF or 300 DPI JPG.
  • MATERIAL: Your board communicates unique and innovative material choices from various industries. You express tactility and utilize descriptions of materials used.
  • ORIGINALITY: Showcase your board through creative storytelling and inspiration. Show you are able to present a relevant and original point of view. Example: http://suzette-henry.squarespace.com/cmdivas

FOOTWEAR

Submit one hand sketch of an original design in black and white or color. No computer sketching. Multiple views optional.

Example: http://www.pensole.com/#resources

FUNCTIONAL APPAREL AND ACCESSORY DESIGN

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Contact info
  • Board size: 8.5” x11” (tiled page layouts are ok)
  • Format: PDF or 300 DPI JPG
  • Build a stunning presentation

PRESENTATION CONTENT:

  • INSPIRATION
  • CONCEPT SKETCHES
  • FINAL APPAREL OR ACCESSORIES DESIGN