Core77 – Value Meal: Design and (over)Eating


Sandal Scales

Injection molded thermo plastic rubber, tooled goatskin leather, LCD displays
10 x 5 x 4 inches

Scott Henderson’s futuristic, sporty sandals house an integrated scale in each of their soles. One measures body weight while the other calculates body fat percentages. Displayed on the sandal straps, this data provides real-time information that serves as a nudging reminder throughout the day to watch what one eats.

Scott Henderson is principal at both his own product design firm, Scott Henderson Inc., and Mint, a tabletop and home accessories company. Until recently, he was vice president of design at Smart Design, a consultancy that counts Black & Decker, Cuisinart, Toshiba, Hewlett Packard and Issey Miyake among its clients. Henderson is listed as the inventor on over 50 US and European patents, and is responsible for such acclaimed designs as household products for OXO Good Grips.

curators: Laetitia Wolff and Aric Chen
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