Sahn Classic

Equestrian-style helmets for the urban bike rider

After working for 10 years at Predator creating protective gear for water sports and skateboarding, designer Matt Kelly wanted to work on a different kind of project. Partnering with Sen-Huy Tan, a friend and a noted industry designer, the duo set to work designing a helmet that balanced protection and style, and came up with the Sahn Classic. Launched out of the pair’s studio in …

The Bike Porter

Copenhagen Part's innovative twist on the classic bicycle basket

As part of a research project for the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, the New York-based design studio NR 2154 and the Danish company Goodmorning Technology came together to create an integrated bike scheme for the city. Starting from the ground up, the studios set about creating a bike built for city riding. During their initial research, the designers discovered that the …

SmartCrossBars

An intelligent roof rack solution for switching between gear

Thomas Vollbrecht knows gear. The self-professed “fun hog” lives in Park City, Utah, where a community of avid outdoorsmen creates a demand for functional equipment. Vollbrecht first thought of SmartCrossBars—the flagship product from his company, Wasatch Powder Monkeys—while eating with his family at the B&B Cafe in Castle Rock, Colorado. Vollbrecht kept staring out the window at the family car, unable to enjoy his meal …