Archive: News

OESH sees Snowy Joey and delivers FREE International Shipping

Once in a while, a weather image nails the center of the bullseye. Going for a run this summer Virginia morning, with the temperature already pushing above 80, and pulling the newspaper out of the mailbox when I finished, on … Continue reading

Where building construction meets shoe fabrication

This past week we were recognized by Autodesk in one of their fabrication blogs. Autodesk’s Reality Computing blog entitled Where Building Construction Meets Shoe Fabrication highlighted the recent collaboration between OESH and Melissa Goldman’s The World is Flat class at the University of Virginia’s … Continue reading

OESH Sells Out! Suede Sandals join Lizards & Classics as official Collector’s Items!!!

The last pair of Suede Sandals shipped out the door this week–and it was a Sequoia Suede. I think the aesthetics of the Sequoia were awesome…but one of its neat attributes, for me anyway, is that the name “Sequoia” has … Continue reading

Shoegate: We still have work to do

A controversy surrounding high heel shoes has made its way into the media yet again.  Deemed “Shoegate” by some, multiple women were recently denied entry to a movie premier at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival for wearing flats. Though actors … Continue reading

Happy Mother’s Day

My mom, Edna Lorraine Kerrigan, with Rusty (who I never met but heard epic stories about), 1958. Last night I dreamt my mom was at our front door, smiling. It’s not unusual that I dream of my mom, who passed … Continue reading

OESH is Inventor Connections “Innovator of the Month” and More Lacrosse

In recognition of “pushing the boundaries of design and innovating in the industry,” I’m featured today in an article in Inventor Connections entitled “Fusion 360 Enables OESH to Take a Fresh Approach to Shoe Design.” Cool beans. To access it, you need to register … Continue reading

Oxford vs Cambridge–the 99th Annual Lacrosse Varsity

Through the prism of the 21st century, the idea of an annual sporting contest as the culmination of a team’s hard work, sweat, and camaraderie has a purity that holds up well over many years. In a two-day cricket match … Continue reading

OESH Goes to the National Science Foundation

We’re in Arlington, Virginia, presenting to the National Science Foundation who recently funded our work to track gait parameters inside of shoes.  Below is our presenting team; Bill Hill, Brad Bennett, and me. Our first Power Point slide was that of our research team (or … Continue reading

OESH Collaborates with UVA School of Architecture

This video highlights an exciting collaboration between OESH and the School of Architecture at the University of Virginia. The World is Flat-3-d Printing Edition, a class offered at the Architecture School and headed by Melissa Goldman, is exploring new ways … Continue reading

OESH La Vida v2.0 Compliance Revealed in Winter Wonderland

Walking outside to feed the geese and ducks this morning, I had to laugh as I was crunching through the snow. We’ve had enough weather variance to make the top surface able to bear the weight of the fowl, but…as … Continue reading