1973 - 1984
Martin MICHAELI applies for his first patent with respect to a special and unique footwear manufacturing method.
MEPHISTO becomes a world-famous brand. Sport and leisure becoming a strong trend in wide sections of the population give birth to a revolutionary concept of casual shoes for outdoor activities and also for the city : the “ORIGINALS” lead to a worldwide success.
The first MEPHISTO-SHOP open their doors. The very first exclusive MEPHISTO shop opens in Aix-la-Chapel / Germany.