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A footwear designer should possess many “tools” — some concrete and some abstract. Also know that some “tools” have to be learned while others are innate. It is important to remember a tool is simply a means to aid in accomplishing a task: Sometimes you have to find new tools for a new task. Here's a list of 10 Essential Tools Every Aspiring Sneaker Designer Should Possess.

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