Tuo Lei was born in 1993, Japan originally from China. He had his bachelor degree at Tama Art University in Japan and currently having his master degree in Ecal, Switzerland. Maybe it was street culture that influenced him, ever since he started to learn design, footwear has always been his biggest passion, simply started liking them from the form and gradually attracted by the beauty of their existence as he considered a perfect product which crossing over between fashion and product industries. Designing footwear allows him to approach design and gain inspirations from both fields. When he designs, he values using the experience of a product, whether its furniture, clothing or footwear, he always focuses on enriching the sensations when people using them.