Grapple, which is inspired by old, industrial crane hooks, is a unique hanging system for coats, hats, bags and anything else you deem fit for it. its made from recycled plastic and real grass clippings. It comes based on the principle that you can have design-conscious and innovative looking products, without an environmental cost. This video provides background to the Kickstarter campaign we currently running to fund our first production run.
“We don’t want to be the progenitors of gentrification,” says Nanden, whose firm recently completed construction on its new green office building, located in Brooklyn’s transitioning Bushwick neighborhood. Rather, she and her partners want to design eco-friendly buildings and spaces that are as likely to house people on welfare as they are to house upper middle class professionals.
It a’int over ’till it’s over! Folks who live in Detroit have decided to take their city back. Too right!
Thanks to Daily Grist for the story.