Matea Gluscevic Handmade is an ethical, sustainable and environmentally conscious handmade leather footwear and accessories label. Recycled and low impact materials such as cork, kangaroo leather, veg tan leather and recycled rubber are used.Â
All Matea Gluscevic Handmade footwear and accessories are designed and handmade by Matea Gluscevic in Adelaide, Australia.
Matea (aka Aptitude Boreddd) is a qualified shoemaker, having completed a Cert IV in Custom Made Footwear in 2011 and a Bachelor of Visual Art Specialising in Sculpture and Installation in 2013. She also studied a year of Product Design, subjects in Dental Technology and 3D Game Character Design.
Experience in these areas has informed Matea's attitudes toward aesthetics, materiality, construction and functionality, and thus influenced the direction of Matea Gluscevic Handmade.