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City-Specific Eco Helmets

Fuseproject Creates Protective Caps for the City of New York

— August 26, 2009 — Eco
The Big Apple is going green? It sure looks like it, because Yves Béhar, Josh Morenstein, Nick Cronan, Matt Swinton, and Giuseppe Della Salle of fuseproject were commissioned by the city of New York to design a helmet for the casual rider.

Two things are great about this protective head shell: It’s made out of ecological materials (polystyrene inner shell and a soft fabric outer cover with integrated straps) and you can personalize it with an outer cover that comes in several designs.
Trend Themes
1. Eco-friendly Helmets - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Develop helmets made from sustainable materials to meet the increasing demand for eco-friendly alternatives.
2. Personalized Helmet Covers - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Create a platform that allows customers to customize their helmet covers with various designs, enabling individual expression and personalization.
3. City-specific Helmet Designs - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Collaborate with cities to design helmets that are specifically tailored to the needs and aesthetics of urban environments, enhancing safety and style for riders.
Industry Implications
1. Sports Equipment - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Introduce advanced helmet technologies and materials that enhance performance, comfort, and safety in various sports.
2. Eco-friendly Products - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Develop a range of eco-friendly products that are both sustainable and stylish, catering to the growing consumer demand for environmentally conscious options.
3. Urban Transportation - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Create innovative safety solutions and accessories for urban commuters, such as helmets, lights, and reflective gear, to promote safer and more sustainable transportation methods.
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