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A 3-D printed shoe that doubles asan iPhone case.

You’ve heard of brides putting pennies in their shoes for good luck, and travelers stuffing money in socks, but would you ever consider storing your smartphone down there? A 3-D printing house in Amsterdam has created a platform sandal that doubles as an iPhone case. Designed by Alan Nguyen of Freedom of Creation, it was commissioned by accessories site Fresh Fiber and debuted at last year’s Milan Design Week. It’s a tad unpractical, but as an example of the level of creativity that can be achieved with a 3-D printer, it’s kind of awesome. 

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