Garching [Munich], Germany


nat-2 Rain Boots made from recycled corn

nat-2™ launches innovative rain boot made from real corn.
nat-2™ Rugged Prime wellies series features a new mixture of rubber and recycled real corn. Only corn which cannot be used for food anymore is used and meant to offer an all new alternative material. The feel is exceptionally smooth and soothing. Depending on the light incident, the boots look like a second skin and shine in the light. Due to the heat-intensive production a genuine popcorn smell is created.

Designer: Sebastian Thies (Germany)
Manufacturer: nat-2 (Germany)
Inspired By: nature
Material: corn
Colours: semi transparent yellow
Dimension: 25 x 35 x 12
Price: 149,95


The world's first sneakers made from real stone

To create a sneaker made from real stone was the common idea of the two german brands Roxxlyn and nat-2. The luxurious sneakers are produced fair and by hand at small family run manufacturer in Italy and feature in addition to the real stone. Finest nappa leather and reflecting glass.

Designer: Sebastian Thies (Germany)
Manufacturer: nat-2 (Germany)
Inspired By: nature
Material: real stone | leather | glass | rubber
Colours: various natural colours
Dimension: 12 x 30 x 15
Price: 450


The Worlds first vegan wooden sneakers

The World’s first vegan wooden sneakers by nat-2™
The 100% vegan, unisex sneaker’s uppers are made from real sustainable wood, which covers up to 90% of the shoe’s surface, depending on each style.
The wood is vector engraved. The feel is very smooth and soft, while you can
smell the wood and see the tree’s natural texture. The sustainable material is FSC certified ®. Made in Italy. Types of wood used are ash, birch, maple, tulip tree, walnut, cherry, elm and beech.

Designer: sebastian thies (Germany)
Manufacturer: nat-2 (Germany)
Inspired By: nature
Material: wood
Colours: black navy
Dimension: 35 x 12 x 10
Price: 350


nat-2 Cube 2 vanish

super futuristic high top sneaker made from holographic material that changes colour wherever you go.
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Designer: sebastian (Germany)
Manufacturer: K&T GmbH (Germany)
Inspired By: nat-2 style
Material: supertech
Colours: one
Dimension: 3rd
Price: 199,95


2 in 1 Sneaker by Nat-2

Nat-2 presents after several years of development an international patented 2 in1 Sneaker, which turns into a beach-sandal by simply using the special-zipper, removing the upper from the Sandal.
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Designer: Sebastian Thies (Germany)
Manufacturer: K&T GmbH (Germany)


2 in1 Sneaker

the first ever 2 in 1 sneakers!

Designer: Sebastian Thies & Stephen Yeung (Germany)
Manufacturer: K&T GmbH (Germany)



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Garching [Munich], Germany


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futuristic products with a strong heritage

nat-2 Founder x Designer Sebastian Thies has risen from one of the oldest shoe-dynasties in Europe, representing the 6th generation shoemaker & -creator since 1856.


Footwear Designer since 2002


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Organizations & Network

- Kreativ Bund | Fellow of the Federal Republic of Germany
- Kreativpiloten


- Red Dot
- IspoBrandnew
- German Brand Award
- One of the 50 shoes that changed the world [Design Museum London]
- Innovation x Design Award


Vogue | Sneakerfreaker | Elle | Highsnobiety | Vanity Fair | CNN | MTV | CCTV | Coolhunting | Instyle | Designboom


clients: MCM, Opening Ceremony , La Rinascente, Galeries Lafayette, Level Dubai, i.t., Levi's, Benetton, Karstadt, Görtz, Deichmann, Haribo, Hasbro, Sony, Amazon...


Red Dot Museums Essen x Singapore
MKG Museum Hamburg
Grassi Museum Laipzig
Kunsthaus Wien Museum
Schloss Lichtenwalde Museum
Virtual Shoe Museum
Design Museum London


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K&T GmbH
Zeppelinstrasse 11
85748 Garching [Munich]

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