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Reach Out / Reaching Tool

Reach Out
Reach Out

Reach Out is a foldable reaching tool that aims to be more human and less mechanical.

The handle has two movable parts, and when pressed, the claws of the reacher closes. The symmetric handle makes it comfortable to hold the reacher both when picking something up from the floor or fetching something from a high shelf.

A material called Synthetic Gecko tape is placed on the back of the handle, making it easy to pick up small flat items such as credit cards.

Synthetic Gecko tape is a non-sticky tape which mimics the skin of the Gecko Lizard’s feet. The tape is very strong and adheres to most materials.

Design

Lund University

Lund University
LUND, Sweden

Helena Kjellgren

Design

Helena Kjellgren

Helena Kjellgren
Lund, Sweden