Inga Thomas

is shoe- designer, pattern- maker & shoe- design- developer,  with almost 20 years of working experience.

She studied at the Cordwainer’s College in London and at the Istituto Ars Sutoria in Milan as well as she took private lessons in classical shoe- making in Hamburg.

She is very unique making all of her high- end- designed- shoes by herself.

She turned her northern spirit of  “Less Is More” into

“Viva La Couture”.

Her style is well- known from Sweden to Italy and from Japan to San Francisco.
She is a Vollblutdesigner- whatever she gets in her hands she’s got to transform it with all of her passion.

She lives and works in Sardinia and Hamburg.


“in shoes”  magazine (write/ illustrate/ reviews)  from the 1st issue.

Free Lance Designs  for an international renowned accessories company


1. Platz Gründerpreis der Handelkammer Hamburg,

Founder 1st Price by the Chamber Of  Comerce“    (2006)


„Hamburg, so schön“ Hsg. Hamburger Abendblatt  (2008)

„Hamburg, so lovely“ billingual, high gloss illustrated book, 1,5 pages


Recently: Focussing on Couture Shoes, Consultance and Workshops

2015 Messe Kunst & Gewerbe Museum Hamburg

2014  Messe Kunst & Gewerbe Museum Hamburg

2013 Messe Kunst & Gewerbe Museum Hamburg

2012 “Hunting For Colours”  with Philippa Lindenthal

2011  Book Launch Exhibition, Hamburg Stilwerk

2011  Design Xport Exhibition  at the Maison d’ Artisanat, Marseille

and later on same exhibition in Hamburg

2010 “Flying Beauty” guest at sium, these days Berlin

2007  “You’ll Be My Mirror”  Hamburg Designer Days

2003  “Small Treasures” Hamburg Art Gallery, Bernstorffstrasse

2002  “4.OG”  Alsterhaus Hamburg

1999  Final show Cordwainers College, Barbican Center, London

1997  Bergmann Gallery Fine Jewels, Berlin


Etage Eins, Hamburg Fashion Weeks

Hamburg Green Capital


Museum für Völkerkunde , Hamburg  (2014)



From New York Times to New Zealand Life Style Mag, to Vogue Italia Shopping Guide,  to Japans Traveller Magazine…from high gloss to daily newspaper.


Guest in diverse TV shows and several portraits in which TV portrayed her Atelier   (NDR, ZDF, Sat1, RTL)

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