• 2013
  • 2015
    Being invited to a school "Brooklyn Shoe Space" in New York as a guest instructor
  • 2016
    Supervising "Making men's shoes," a book, published by STUDIO TAC CREATIVE
         Student's exhibition at Gallery White Space, in Omotesando, Tokyo
  • 2017
    It was featured in the Yomiuri newspaper on 17th September 2017
  • 2018
    Became a lecturer at TaF.tc, fashion school in Singapore 
    (With the approval of the government of Singapore)
  • 2019
    Special course at College for Creative Studies (CCS) in Detroit, USA
    Special workshop at NION in Berlin


三澤則行 Noriyuki MISAWA




Specialty: design, last making, pattern making, closing, bottoming
Assigned course: all courses, textbook preparation, curriculum management

Biography:After acquiring shoemaking skills in Japan and Europe, he entered the world of leather craft to learn leather art and craft. In recent years, he is seeking the value of shoes in art field. In 2017, aside from he presented his artworks to the world in Cannes, France, during the Cannes Film Festival, he held a solo exhibition at Chelsea in New York City, the center of contemporary aart an London, traditional city of leather shoes.

Teacher’s comment:Traditional process of shoemaking is very difficult and needs effort and time to acquire. However, I believe learning shoemaking is a shortcut to make your innovative design come true. Let’s create new shoes through discovering the tradition.

今 友貴絵 Yukie Kon


略歴:2006年、東京・浅草に通い靴作りを学び始める。2009年、オーストリアのウィーンへ渡り、靴メーカーにて研修。帰国後、2011年からMISAWA&WORKSHOPのメンバーとして勤め始める。2014年、イタリア、ミラノの名門靴学校 ARS SUTORIA に短期留学し、世界トップブランドの靴作りを学ぶ。


Specialty: design, pattern making, closing, general leather
Assigned course: all courses, leather knowledge, foot knowledge

Biography: 2006 studied in school for shoemaking in Asakusa, Tokyo. 2009 moved to Vienna, Austria and was trained by a shoe manufacturer. 2014 studied at ARSTORIA SCHOOL, a distinguished shoemaking school in Milan, Italy, to learn from world leading brands.

Teacher’s comment:I have learned shoemaking from traditional way to front-line mass production in Japan and abroad. I would like to support you in learning shoemaking with my experiences.

  • 川﨑 功大 Koudai Kawasaki

    略歴:2019年3月にThe Shoemaker’s Class を卒業。その後オーストリア、ウィーンへ渡り、靴工房で1年間修行。


    Biography:Graduated from March 2019.He moved to Vienna, Austria and he worked at a bespoke shoe workshop.

    Teacher’s comment:In addition to the curriculum of the class, I would like to teach you the unique skills I have learned overseas!


In special class, we invite skillful workers as instructor to lead you from a different angle from regular courses.

  • 佐藤 寛子 Hiroko Sato(Shoe designer)

    担当コース:Footwear Design Competition Course
    靴のバイヤーとしての活動後にイタリアに渡りデザイナーとしてのキャリアをスタートさせる。 帰国後は国内有名靴メーカーのデザイナーを経て、現在フリーランスのデザイナーとして多くのヒット商品を生み出している。

    Assignment course: Footwear Design Competition Course
    After her activities as a shoe buyer, she went to Italy and started a career as a shoe designer.She experienced a shoe designer at Japanese famous shoe manufacturer,after returning to Japan. Currently she produces many products as a freelance shoe designer.

  • 野口 達也 Tatsuya Noguchi


    Assignment course:Foot Anatomy
    Certified Prosthetist & Orthotist.He actively participates in academic societies and also presents his thesis.

  • 森下 清志 Kiyoshi Moriahita

    神戸の木型メーカーにて40年の勤務経験を持つスペシャリスト。 あらゆる木型作りを経験し、伝統の製作法に加え数々の独自のノウハウを開発。森下氏担当のコースは年に複数回開講。

    Assignment course: MORISHITA style last making
    He is a specialist who has experienced working at a last making manufacturer in Kobe for 40 years. He has experienced all kinds of last making and developed unique methods of manufacturing based on traditional process. His classes will be held several times in a year.