Tag: Brooklyn

Brooklyn brand gets into biobased shoe game

Brooklyn brand gets into biobased shoe game

September 14, 2020 |

In Brooklyn, New York, an up-and-coming sneaker brand is beta-testing sneakers made almost entirely from plants. Designed by Dave Costello and Micah Heftman, the Kengos Lace-up boasts 98% plant-based content thanks to an upper made from corn-based, breathable fabric Amaize; an upper body made from eucalyptus fabric that temperature regulates and absorbs sweat; a midsole […]

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Brooklyn bike shop launches electric motorcycle with flaxseed panels

Brooklyn bike shop launches electric motorcycle with flaxseed panels

July 20, 2020 |

In Brooklyn, Tarform Motorcycles is launching an eco-friendly electric motorcycle with pineapple leather and flaxseed components that at the end of its life can be sent back for recycling. Dubbed Tarform Luna, the $24,000 futuristic motorcycle is more modular than competing bikes, allowing for new functions and alterations after purchase. The battery in particular was […]

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