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# 2016

Organicart

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A customized cart for fruit vendors

Fruit Vendors Street Cart is a pair of prototypes for a folding, portable cart for street fruit vendors. In Havana, street vendors reuse and re-purpose various carts for their trade – from hospital stretchers to supermarket shopping carts to old baby strollers. Students from the Pratt Institute in New York and Higher Institute of Industrial Design in Havana collaborated to design a simple, economical fold-up cart that could be fabricated in the city’s garages or mechanical shops.

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  • Lynn Linn

    Pratt Institute

    Aaron Nesser, Lynn Linn and Jonathan Roberts are 3rd year Industrial Design students at Pratt Institutemore

  • Jonathan Roberts

    Pratt Institute

    Aaron Nesser, Lynn Linn and Jonathan Roberts are 3rd year Industrial Design students at Pratt Institutemore

  • Aaron Nesser

    Aaron Nesser

    Pratt Institute

    Aaron Nesser uses design to build more sustainable products and systems. He works at the intersection of design, sustainability, and biology and spent half a decade working in sustainability before moving to complete his Masters of Industrial Design at Pratt Institute. He has exhibited internationally, and speaks publicly about biology’s role in sustainable design. He is a co-founder of wearable-tech startup Remo Haptics and founding member of AlgiKnit, a bio-materials research group, where he is developing textiles made from rapidly renewable biopolymers.more

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