This project has been a journey since 2010. it won several prizes such as Dyson award and UniCredit Start Lab. It is now in the stage of working prototype, waiting for it’s long awaited launch on the market. www.ginkgoumbrella.com
Ginkgo umbrella has only 18 components. This means that fewer parts are at risk of breaking, making it more durable. The parts can be easily switched if are to be substituted. The parts can also be made in recycled or bio-degradable plastic. All of these features make it fit for circular design principles.