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Every worn pair of shoes has a story to tell and every new pair has a history worth writing. What began as a simple logo project for a traveling… Read More
Every worn pair of shoes has a story to tell and every new pair has a history worth writing. What began as a simple logo project for a traveling footwear retailer based in Austin, Texas, Bootleg was born in an Airstream trailer, sold vintage and new footwear for men and women and grew into a footwear high fashion newspaper and a new peer-to-peer sales platform. Inspired by the intersection of central Texas simplicity with the decadence of a Parisian runway; Bootleg found roots in editorial forms, the dewey decimal system, and histories that boots and shoes help to construct. Bootleg now a traveling airstream trailer, a photography based newspaper and a peer-to-peer online social sales platform. Web development team: Brian Simpson at Thinktiv, Austin, Texas Production: Meredith Ballentine Bootleg Newpsrint Photography: J.D. Forte Read Less
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A history of footwear.
strategic identity design and development, interior and interactive design
 
Every worn pair of shoes has a story to tell and every new pair has a history worth writing.
 
What began as a simple logo project for a traveling footwear retailer based in Austin, Texas. Bootleg was born in an Airstream trailer, sold vintage and new footwear for men and women and grew into a footwear high fashion newspaper and a new peer-to-peer sales platform. 
 
Inspired by the intersection of central Texas simplicity with the decadence of a Parisian runway; Bootleg found roots in editorial forms, the dewey decimal system, and histories that boots and shoes help to construct. Bootleg now a traveling airstream trailer, a photography based newspaper and a peer-to-peer online social sales platform.
 
Web development team: Brian Simpson at Thinktiv, Austin, Texas
Production: Meredith Ballentine
Bootleg Newpsrint Photography: J.D. Forte