The Latch is a conceptual pole wrapper system designed by Steve SH Kim exclusively for metal poles located in subways and buses. The wrapper provides an added safety measure by allowing passengers aboard often crowded and busy moving vehicles have better grip.
Metal poles frequently located throughout transit systems around the world can be tricky to hold onto, making the Latch system an asset. The wrapper is made from silicone with a perforated design that provides added grip as well as an insulated barrier between the metal pole and the consumer's hands. The silicone wrapper also includes a handy hook point for riders to hang their bags, umbrellas and totes onto without taking up valuable floorspace. The versatility of the Latch makes the device an asset to many transit systems.
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