aviya serfaty: prosthetic leg for women
sep 07, 2010
aviya serfaty: prosthetic leg for women


‘outfeet’ by aviya serfaty

‘outfeet’ by recent industrial design graduate aviya serfaty is a new prosthetic leg designed
especially for amputee women. recognizing that most prosthesis available on the market today
are bad imitations of a natural leg, or are simply thin steel poles that disregard the female
body silhouette altogether, ‘outfeet’ aims to embrace the idea of a prosthesis not only as a medial
device but also as a fashion accessory.

the product’s first focus is to meet the wide variety of needs in day to day life: the design features
adjustable knobs that create artificial arches in the sole to adapt to whatever occasion,
from simple commuting to sports. a separate high heel component can also be added for
an evening look. there is also a collection of flexible skins that can be stretched over
the carbon fiber body to give the leg a different look and silhouette without overbearing
the prosthesis with additional weight.


(left) attachable heel
(right) evening look


carbon fiber body


detail of skin worn for sports-related activities


different flexible skins for different occasions


(left) daytime look
(right) detail

Outfeet_Aviya Serfaty from aviyaya on Vimeo.

video of ‘outfeet’

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