Commute in Style with Bandbox Bike Helmets

Designed by a bike safety expert, this headwear means protecting yourself without sacrificing aethestics

The struggle between choosing style or safety now has one potential solution: the Bandbox bike helmet. Not only is it smaller than the average helmet, the Bandbox is designed to be disguised by a variety of different hat covers. From sewing each hat by hand alongside her husband to developing four different harness color options to blend in with common hair colors, Bandbox founder Dr …

Studio Visit: Inkwell Helmets

In a bathroom-sized space in Manhattan, Danielle Baskin rethinks bike helmets as a billboard for personal expression

Danielle Baskin first popped up on our radar as the artist who was painting the easily recognizable (and for those from the Northwest, iconic) PDX airport carpet patterns onto bike helmets. Evidently, she paints a lot more than that (though these are going to become a hot commodity once the airport replaces the carpet this winter). Baskin designs and paints landscapes, video game throwbacks, educational …