Ben Tew - designer - engineer


Simplifyber // 2021-2023
Raleigh, NC  (Hyrbrid Remote from UK)
CTO / Lead Designer/Lead Engineer

  • Lead the technical development of Simplifyber's innovative biomaterials and cleantech manufacturing method for the fashion industry and helped raise a total of $5M total Pre-Seed and Seed VC funding . 

Prototype running shoes created with Simplifyber's biodegradable cellulose based uppers on 3d printed midsoles. These were created using Simplifybers unique mass customisable digital design pipeline, molding system and material. The uppers were created from a liquid that was poured into a digitally designed mould resulting in a single piece upper needing only a seam at the rear stitched.
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