2022 Galleries

The Spark Gallery pages are one of our most popular design destinations, with thousands of visitors each year. Check out some of the latest Spark entries, in the galleries below.


Winner - Gold

Competition: Spark:Product
Designer: Gaia Giladi - Co-founder & Chief Creative
Design Type: Materials, textiles, fabrics, tech clothing
Company / Organization / School: HILOS
Team Members: Gaia Giladi, Elias Stahl, Eric Folsom, Giovanna Cafaro & Vladimir Chvorun

24 billion shoes are made every year, and one in five go straight to the land fill. HILOS is on a mission to stop waste before it starts, ending the overproduction & waste endemic in the fashion industry. Their first to market style, Georgia, introduces a radically new way to make shoes made on-demand & recycled at end-of-life. The Georgia combines a traditional insole, midsole, & outsole into a single 3D-printed platform that embodies the performance requirements of each of these layers within a complete construction. Internal geometries leverage architectural structures that hold the upper in place with a steel cable, allowing for ease of disassembly and recyclability. A digital mesh lattice cushion provides all day comfort that outcompetes legacy manufacturing.