Pensole Footwear Design Academy
The Pensole Footwear Design Academy is a footwear design school located in Portland, Oregon. Founded by D’Wayne Edwards, a former footwear designer for brands such as Jordan and Puma, the academy focuses on providing students with hands-on, industry-focused training in footwear design, development, and production. The academy offers a variety of programs, including a 10-week intensive Master Class program, a 3-week summer program, and a 6-week online program. Students have the opportunity to work with industry professionals and major footwear brands, and graduate with a portfolio and industry connections to help them launch their careers in the footwear design industry.