The new Scalpel Ondula – The Chiseled Ripple calls to mind this alchemy that converts something beautiful in its stasis into something pulsing with potency and the threat of explosive action. It requires that we forget what we know. That we exchange reaction for anticipation. The Last Conspiracy’s controlled experiments have resulted in a bold and new take on outsole engineering. A deceivingly complex form sculpted using renaissance sensibilities, its hand-carved geometries features sharply articulated lines that fade and blend in patterned folds. Here the form, no longer solely subservient to function but becomes its peer instead.