Case Study - Unknown Union

Founded by siblings, Jason & Jenifer Storey, Unknown Union is a fashion house that bridges the worlds of art, culture and history to celebrate the diverse perspectives of humankind.

Unknown Union
The XII Modular Sandal
Launch Date
10 weeks
Printed parts
Reclaimed materials


Sustainably produced with the highest levels of craftsmanship, THE XII fuses the iconic design aesthetic of Unknown Union's Elementals chapter with the sustainable technology and craftsmanship of HILOS.

This ground-breaking sandal unifies deep tech with sustainable craft to make what moves you. Mindfully and artfully designed from every angle with 3D details from top to bottom, this functional and purposeful work of art offers comfort along with modular capabilities. This sandal can be worn in multiple ways--wear it with two straps or one, and use your extra strap as an accessory.

Details and Materials: 3D printed performance TPU, digitally sculpted platform with drop-in latticed footbed, artisanal leather wrapping, 20mm zinc alloy quick release buckle and tactical nylon webbing.

Methods of Make

  • Drop-in lattice footbed
  • Leather-wrapped 3D
  • Modular assembly

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