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UNDO Laces


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Overview: The shoe is one of the most environmentally damaging items we wear due the raw materials used and intensity of manufacturing processes. According to an MIT study, a typical shoe has a carbon footprint of 30 pounds of CO2. 25 billion shoes are sold in the world per year – the carbon footprint of the global shoe industry is close to that of the entire country of Italy! That’s why UNDO Labs created their first product to undo the damage of the shoe industry.

Here’s how it works: You buy a pair of undo laces, UNDO Labs offsets the carbon footprint of a pair of shoes by purchasing carbon offset credits from a wind energy, solar energy or reforestation project on your behalf. They do this by going through 3rd party carbon offset vendors. If everyone in the world had an UNDO Lace for every shoe they owned, the carbon footprint of the entire shoe industry would be offset!

Visit this project at UNDO Laces

Designer: UNDO Labs

FlIXI


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No holes, no damage: Unlike conventional picture frames that use nails and hooks, FLIXI attaches to the wall with the WallSnap and a 3M™ double sided tape called “Command™” adhesive. FLIXI can easily be removed and the adhesive leaves no residue and does not damage the wall. Each frame will be supplied with two adhesive strips.

Exactly where you want it: The WallSnap is our patent pending wall anchoring system. The WallSnap has springy feet that prevent the adhesive from sticking to the wall until it’s in the right spot and level.

No measurement: Placing a single picture is difficult enough using traditional frames, so imagine perfectly leveling and aligning a series of them to form a gallery of frames. It often goes beyond the limit of our patience. With FLIXI’s WallSnap anchor and built-in level, there’s no guesswork and the frame is always perfectly straight!

Flexible and shatterproof window: Easy to insert and remove, it’s not fragile like the thin glass of conventional frames and is completely safe for children.

Stability: FLIXI is solidly held onto the wall and will stay exactly in position without tilting or shifting, even if you have an army of kids running around your house.

Tabletop frame: FLIXI also works as a tabletop frame with its retractable stand. Flip it open and place your frame in portrait or landscape orientation.

Colors: FLIXI frames come in 8 colors. The shatterproof window has a color border on the face side and a white border on the back side. You can mix and match frame and border colors to yours hearts content and thus create the perfect look for your photos.

Creative possibilities: The clever geometry at the back of the Flixi enables two frames to attach to each other in back to back fashion. With additional accessories, this feature can transform FLIXI frames into a mobile, a hinged frame or a double-sided standing frame. With different colors and sizes, this opens the door to loads of creative possibilities.

You can back this project at FLIXI | Kickstarter

Designer: Toboggan Design