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Wade’s Place is the publishers name that is used by Wade Motawi, “The Shoe Dog” from the website the SneakerFactory to publish his series of books under.

Wade Motawi
Wade Motawi is a veteran product design and development professional. With more than 25 years of experience in the industry, Wade has written and published multiple books on shoemaking, which sell in more than 70 countries and three languages. After getting his degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan in Industrial Design, Wade began his career designing golf bags. Since then, Wade has gained extensive experience designing and developing soft goods and hard goods for action sports including, wakeboarding, snowboarding, hydrofoiling, and kiteboarding.

Wade has worked as a Shoe Designer, Developer, Product Line Manager, Development Group Manager, Advanced Projects Group Manager, and Sourcing Manager. He has years of experience working on sports shoes for running, skating, biking, hunting, hiking, and snowboarding. Wade has lived in Asia and travels extensively throughout China, Korea, Taiwan, and Vietnam. He makes his home in Southern California with his wife, two teenage sons, and two dogs. His books on shoemaking are enjoyed by students, professors, design professionals, and sneaker enthusiasts alike.

Relevant Books:
How to Spot Fake Sneakers
How Shoes are Made
Footwear Pattern Making and Last Design
Shoe Material Design Guide
How to Start Your Own Shoe Company

External Links:
Sneaker Factory Website

Wade Motawi’s Books:

How to Spot Fake SneakersHow Shoes are Made: A behind the scenes look at a real shoe factoryFootwear Pattern Making and Last DesignShoe Material Design GuideHow to Start Your Own Shoe Company
How to Spot Fake SneakersHow Shoes are MadeFootwear Pattern Making and Last DesignShoe Material Design GuideHow to Start Your Own Shoe Company

Other Relevant Publishers:

Actinic PressClinical Biomechanics CorporationData TraceElsevierF. A. Davis
HarperCollinsJaypee BrothersHuman KineticsLambert Academic PublishingLippincott Williams and Wilkins
MosbyOpen Study GroupOMICS Publishing GroupOxford University PressPhaidon Press
Sage PublicationsSaundersSlack IncorporatedSpaldingSpringer
Stonebrook PublishingTaylor & Francis
ThiemeWade's PlaceWiley
W. W. Norton & Company

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