Vanhulsteijn Designs 9 Special Edition Japanese Lacquer and Gold Leaf Bikes for Sotheby’s.

The Urushi Bicycle Project

The Urushi Bicycle Project consists of 9 exclusively designed bicycles for Sotheby’s by Herman van Hulsteijn. Sotheby’s approached the Dutch designer after seeing his unusual bikes on the internet with their distinctive curved frame. Herman van Hulsteijn suggested designing a tailor-made bike for them using an ancient process that had intrigued him for years. (more…)

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The First Flat-Packed Wooden Bike You Assemble Yourself. The Sandwichbike by Basten Leijh.

Flat-packed Sandwich bike

It’s new. It’s cool. It comes in the mail and you put it together. Dubbed the Sandwichbike, this Dutch Design original was inspired by the concept of flat packing, home assembly and Bleigh Industries’ never-ending drive to create exceptional products. (more…)

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