The pneumatic nail gun was my senior thesis project (10+ years ago). The best way to start this project is: Find and fix is's flaws before you design a new version. It's more of a function than aesthetics.
When designing skate shoes stay basic. Look at Vans, Converse skate, DC Shoes, etc. Stay away from sketching 'techy' skate shoes. They are not trending and won't be for a while.tarngerine wrote:I was just wondering: what differentiates between skate shoes and other sneakers?