Smart footwear “Orphe”
Founder: Yuya Kikukawa. no new folk studio Inc. is a start-up company founded in 2014 and we develop and manage IoT products mainly for smart footwear, with the mission being “Life becomes Art”.
We announced the world’s first smart footwear “Orphe” with about 100 full-color LEDs and 9 axis motion sensor in the sole in March 2015. We gathered support of over $ 110,000 at the crowd funding site indiegogo.com and attracted domestic and international attention. As a result, we have been appointed for TVCM production of TOYOTA Vitz. Also we won several Awards such as Good Design Award in Japan in 2016, The 20th Japan Media Arts Festival Jury Selections etc.