When the adidas Futurecraft 4D first made its debut back in 2017, it was crowned by Time Magazine as one of the best inventions of the year. Developed by Silicon Valley tech firm Carbon, the unique midsole is formed by a process called Digital Light Synthesis, which uses light to shape a specially developed liquid resin that has elastic properties, then heated to set the material. Two years later, an all-new 4D midsole has surfaced, and we're taking our first look!
Dubbed the 4D 1.0, the shoe is crafted from a black and grey Primeknit and features an aesthetic that bears a striking resemblance to the SPEEDFACTORY line. Purple taping runs across the toe box and Three Stripe branding, and around the back you'll find a clean white heel counter that looks like a car spoiler.
Down below, an ultra-contemporary Futurecraft 4D midsole makes its presence known in the fan-favourite 'Aero Green' hue, and this is lined with a complementary purple Continental rubber outsole for the perfect balance between comfort, response, and traction.
According to sneaker leaker @solebyjc, the adidas 4D 1.0 is just a sample at the moment, so if you're interested in copping, you need to keep it locked at The Sole Supplier for more release info as it develops! Is this better than the OG silhouette? What colourways would you like to see? Let us know what you're thinking!