Thursday, August 02, 2012

Wow!














A $9 Bike Made of Cardboard

Israel’s Izhar Gafni has designed a bike that can be produced for $9 and support riders up to 310 pounds. 

“It always excites me to take negligible materials and then turn them into something completely different; something useful..."

Love innovative, beautiful, and functional work with paper. Reminds me of this post from 6 years (!!) ago about Japanese architect Shigeru Ban and his cardboard refugee homes. Awesomesauce.

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2 Comments:

Blogger Mark Kardwell said...

310 pouns? Jesus, it'd even bear me!

August 2, 2012 at 11:58:00 AM PDT  
Blogger saudade said...

may want to invest in a metal one -- structural integrity might be compromised in all that wet where you're at. ;)

August 2, 2012 at 1:34:00 PM PDT  

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