Velt is a footwear label designed by Stefan Rechsteiner and Patrick Ruegg that explores the possibilities of new, contemporary shoe design produced using classic methods. Its success is based on a creative idea and conceptual dialogue that allows the appropriate results to be accomplished with conventional materials.
The results of their work are collector's items, which, despite their conservative nature, boast a certain 'je ne said quo' and can be combined with everyday wear. Vet's high standards, and the young label's efforts to develop a shoe for today, were recognised by the jury of the most prestigious design award in Switerland: with their debut collection, Velt won one of the 2013's Swiss Federal Design Award.
Stefan Rechtsinnen and Patrick Ruegg insist that design and manufacturing coexist, because only then can a holistic product be fashioned. The duo develop their ideas and prototypes in their Berlin design studio, and these are then manufactured in their factory in Switzerland.