Common Projects, founded in 2004 is a collaborative project of Prathan Poopat and Flavio Girolami. Common Projects began as a collaborative experiment between Poopat in New York and Girolami in Italy. The pair worked transcontinentally to design a shoe suitable for both New York and Italian audiences. In 2010 Common Projects launched a women’s line: Woman by Common Projects, the women’s collection is designed with an extreme eye for function, form and quality material. Woman by Common Projects’ shoe portray a minimalist style and are constructed in Italy.